| Published: February 02, 2017
Anxiety, Depression, and Stress in Relation to Academic Achievement among Higher Secondary School Students
Psychological disorders like anxiety, depression and stress significantl0y exacerbate the pressure on students to perform better. The factors collectively hamper their performance leading to low academic achievement. In Chhattisgarh state few studies have looked especially in the field of mental health and academic achievement of the students in last decades. This study aimed to fill that gap and find out the relationship among anxiety, stress, depression and academic achievements. For this purpose 120 (60 boys & 60 girls) students of 11th standard studying in government schools located in rural area of Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh state were taken randomly. The ADSS (anxiety, depression and stress scale) was used to measure the anxiety, depression and stress among students. To analysis data Correlational research design will be used. Hierarchical multiple regression analysis revealed significant negative association between depression and, anxiety for criterion variable academic achievement. Furthermore, stress and academic achievement found to be significant positive association with each other. It is concluded that mental health condition of the students affect academic achievements.
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© 2017 Sharma G, Pandey D
Received: January 05, 2017; Revision Received: January 23, 2017; Accepted: February 02, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017