International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2020)

Impacts of academic stress on mental health among higher secondary school students of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir


Ishrat Majeed, Bilal Ahmad Sheikh, Suhaib Mohd Malik, Rekha Gupta

The present study is aimed to examine the levels of academic stress on mental health among higher secondary school students. Academic stress is a main source of stress for many students which leads them mental distress. Academic stress contributes to major mental health hazards, problems both physical and mental stress related diseases. The research was carried out at Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on a sample of 200 higher secondary school students out of which 100 were boys ( 50 Govt. and 50 Private ) and 100 girls ( 50 Govt. and 50 Private ) respectively. For this work Academic stress was measured by Academic stress scale devised by Kohn & Frazer (1986) and mental health was measured by mental health scale–constructed by Kamlesh Sharma (2002) to collect the required data. A simple random sampling technique has been adopted for the present study. Data were analyzed by using stastical tools. The result shows that students low Academic Stress is linked with better mental health. Also there is a negative significant relationship between Academic Stress and Mental Health of higher secondary school students.
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Ishrat Majeed, Bilal Ahmad Sheikh, Suhaib Mohd Malik, Rekha Gupta. Impacts of academic stress on mental health among higher secondary school students of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 148-151
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research