| Published: December 25, 2015
An Exploration of Life Satisfaction, Psychological Distress and Psychological Well-being among College Students
The present study was carried out to explore life satisfaction, psychological distress and psychological wellbeing in a sample group of 100 college students. The sampling technique involved was purposive and the tool adopted to measure the mentioned constructs was Mental health inventory (MHI-38) developed by Davies AR, Sherbourne CD, Peterson JR and Ware JE (1998). The data collected was carefully scrutinized and condensed into excel sheet so that all information could be bought into proximity. In order to achieve the objective of the present study, the tabulated data was analyzed by using Pearson’s product movement correlation and t-test with the help of SPSS. The main finding of the study was that life satisfaction has significant negative correlation with psychological distress but positive correlation with psychological wellbeing, while as psychological distress and psychological wellbeing were found to have negative correlation with each other.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2015 I R Abdullah, S Mushtaq
Received: October 03, 2015; Revision Received: November 04, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015