Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2020

Academic stress and mental health among adolescent students

Rajeev Kumar Gupta

Research scholar, Department of psychology, J.P. University, chhapra, Bihar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.045/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.045


Academic learning is the main source of stress among adolescents and is associated with mental health problems; finding its determinants helps to know the risk factors that influence stress. stress becomes an integral part of human life. Anything that creates a challenge or a threat to our comfort is a stress. All kind of stress is not considered to be bad because it helps perform well. In academics, stress is unavoidable among students, and it influences students’ performance in all academic activities. Academic stress plays a major role in determining the mental health of students. is study was conducted to explore the academic stress and its relationship with mental health among high school students. The study included 300 randomly selected adolescent students aged between 17 and 20 years. The study was approved by the institutional ethics committee. Data were collected by employing random sampling technique. Self-administered questionnaires were administered which included sociodemographic data sheet, personality inventory, intelligence quotient (IQ) assessment, and educational stress scale for adolescents. The main aim of the study was to assess the educational stress and their predictors among adolescent students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020