| Published: December 25, 2019

Self-esteem, learned optimism, resilience and mental health among University students

Aditya Chamuah

Ph.D. scholar, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.064/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.064


The present research was executed to elucidate the role of self-esteem, learned optimism and resilience on mental health of university students. Design: The sample consisted of 50 students studying post-graduate courses in a university. They were assessed by self-esteem scale, learned optimism scale, resilience scale and mental health scale. Results: The results of correlation coefficient indicated that all of the studied variables were positively significantly correlated with mental health. Also, the regression analysis showed that self –esteem, resilience and learned optimism could influence mental health significantly. The implications and limitations of the research are discussed. Conclusion: On the basis of the findings in the present study we may conclude that self –esteem, resilience and learned optimism are influential factors in mental health of university students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019