A Relationship Study between Mental Health and Academic Achievement of Students in Maharashtra

DOI LInk:  https://doi-ds.org/doilink/07.2024-66383818/BIJMRD/Vol -2 / 5/ 2024/A18

Author: Dr. Yogita Mandole

Abstract: Mental health is an aspect of a person’s overall health. Mental health is a combination of a person’s physical health and mental health. In daily life, family, social, economic, political, educational events have affected our mental health. It puts stress on the mind in many ways that can disrupt mental well-being. In our Society academic achievement is considered as a key criterion to Judge one total potentialities and capacities. A good mental health creates better motivation of students and students will perform well in their academic achievement. The objectives of the study are to find out significant difference if any in the mental health and academic achievement of students in relation to gender, locale and type of management. The descriptive method of survey was adopted. The sample of this study consisted of higher secondary school students of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Mental Health Inventory of Talesara and Bano (2011) was used for data collection. The findings of the study were that there was significant difference in mental health of students in relation to gender and locale and non-significant in type of management variations. There was significant difference in Academic achievement of students in relation to locale and type of management and non-significant in gender variations. In each case the relationship between Mental Health and Academic Achievement was significant.

Keywords: Mental Health, Academic achievement, Higher Secondary School Students.

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