| Published: March 25, 2015
Mental Health Status of Hostlers and Non-Hostlers in relation to Academic Achievement
This study was conducted to evaluate the mental health status of Hostlers and Non- Hostlers in relation to their academic achievement.. Sample random sampling method was used in this study to obtain applicable and clear-cut information. The sample of the study includes 160 students selected by sample random sampling from the Aligarh Muslim university .The mental health was measured by means of the Mental Health inventory (MHI),developed by jadish and srivastav,1995.The participants „previous two years academic achievement scores were used for assessing their academic achievement. The first finding of the study showed that academic achievement appeared as a significant predictor of mental health among hostlers .It means that there is a significant positive correlation „R‟= .931 between academic achievement and mental health among hostlers ,The second finding also showed that academic achievement appeared as a significant predictor of mental health among non- hostlers, It means that there is a significant positive correlation „R‟=.491 between academic achievement and mental health among non-hostlers. The results also reveal that hostlers showed significantly better academic achievement and mental health when compared with non- hostlers. For the analysis of the obtained data, simple linear regression analysis and t-test was used.
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© 2015 I R Bhat, S Shah
Received: December 23, 2014; Revision Received: January 29, 2015; Accepted: March 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015