Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2015

An Exploration of Life Satisfaction, Psychological Distress and Psychological Well-being among College Students

DIP: 18.01.151/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.151


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.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015