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| Published: August 03, 2021

Academic Stress and Psychological Well-Being among College Students

Monica Baiju

M.Sc. Psychology, Department of psychology, Kristu Jayanti College(autonomous), Banglore, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Rajalakshmi V R

Assistant professor, Department of psychology, Kristu Jayanti College(autonomous), Banglore, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.022.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.022

ABSTRACT

The study attempts to examine the academic stress and psychological well-being among college students, and the purpose of the study is to find out how academic stress and psychological well-being differ with gender. It also focuses on understanding the relationship between academic stress and psychological well-being among college students. A total of 80 college students (40 females and 40 males) from various parts of Kerala participated in the study. The participants completed the Perception of Academic Stress Scale questionnaire and the PGI General Well-being Scale that measures academic stress and psychological well-being. A comprehensive statistical analysis was done using the descriptive and inferential statistical methods in SPSS to analyse the results. Descriptive statistics included mean and standard deviation, and inferential statistics included Mann-Whitney U Test and Spearman’s Correlation. The result of the study concluded that there is a significant difference between females and males on academic stress, and there is no significant difference between females and males on psychological well-being. Also, there is a significant relationship between academic stress and psychological well-being among college students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.022.20210903

10.25215/0903.022

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021