Rajesh Kumar, Beenu Varma


Realizing the important effects of home environment, mental health and motivation on academic achievement among the students the investigator decided to undertake this research. The study comprised of school going adolescents studying in class XII in various government schools of Chandigarh, India. As sample size of 300 adolescents were randomly selected and administered with mental health, family environment and achievement motivation scales. The value of correlation found to be 0.77, 0.41 and 0.66 between mental health and family environment, mental health and achievement motivation and between mental health and academic achievement respectively. It was concluded that there exist positive relationship between mental health and academic achievement. Mental health also found to be positively correlated with family environment and achievement motivation.


Mental health, motivation, academic achievement, family environment

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