Mental Health of Boys and Girls at The Higher Secondary Level and Their Academic Achievement

  • KMC Kamarajini Research Scholar (Part-Time) M.S. University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
  • G Subramonian Associate Professor, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Mental Health, Academic Achievement and Higher Secondary Level

Abstract

The study was undertaken to analyse the relationship between Mental Health and Academic Achievement of boys and girls at Higher Secondary Level. The investigator followed stratified random sampling method. The present study consists of 900 samples from Kanyakumari district. The sum forms a representative of the total population. Stratified random sampling method was adopted to obtain responses from the Higher Secondary Students in Kanyakumari district. Thus, the researcher has stratified the sample respondents for the study by 300 Higher Secondary Students from Nagercoil educational district, 300 Higher Secondary Students from Kuzhithurai educational district and 300 Higher Secondary Students from Thuckalay educational district. Hence, the data were collected from 900 Higher Secondary Students in Kanyakumari district. In the present study it was observed that academic achievement and mental health are significantly associated with each other. For academic achievement, learning has to be well cared for at this stage because it is deciding their career options. If the very intention of this stage is properly dealt the higher secondary students may experience an excellent sense of achievement.

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2018-03-29
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Kamarajini, K., & Subramonian, G. (2018). Mental Health of Boys and Girls at The Higher Secondary Level and Their Academic Achievement. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 6(2), 119-125. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2652
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