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Life Satisfaction and Mental Status of Research Scholar in Research Institute: A Comparative Study of TISS and IIPS PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 20:06

Dharma Raj (Research Scholar, Department of Statistics, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Dr. Nitin Verma (Ph.D., ICSSR Fellow, Department of Psychology, Delhi University, New Delhi, India)

DIP: 18.01.073/20170404

DOI:10.25215/0404.073

The present study was conducted with the objective of examining the nature of the relationship between life satisfaction and mental health of research scholar in research institutes. The population for our study was institute research scholar, from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) & International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS). Out of total 144 participants, 94 respondents were taken from IIPS and 50 respondents from TISS. The scale for measuring Multidimensional Students’ life satisfaction, developed by Huebner (2001) was used. Among the demographic variables, there were significant difference between the IIPS & TISS research scholar with regard to income and satisfaction with family. Psychological wellbeing of IIPS research scholar was significantly, positively correlated with age, research experience, family, friends, institute, living environment, self and psychological distress of TISS research scholar was significantly, positively correlated with income, friends, institute, and self. On the other hand psychological distress of IIPS research scholar was significantly, negatively correlated with family, friends, living environment, self, psychological wellbeing and psychological distress of TISS research scholar was significantly, negatively correlated with psychological wellbeing.

Keywords: Life Satisfaction, Psychological Wellbeing, Psychological Distress, Research Scholar

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© 2017 Raj D, & Verma N

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Received: July 14, 2017; Revision Received: August 11, 2017; Accepted: August 30, 2017

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Raj D, & Verma N (2017). Life Satisfaction and Mental Status of Research Scholar in Research Institute: A Comparative Study of TISS and IIPS. International Journal of Indian Psychology, Vol. 4, (4), DIP:18.01.073/20170404, DOI:10.25215/0404.073

 



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