Relationship between Psychological well-being and Achievement Motivation Among Libyan Postgraduate Students in Malaysia

Maryem Younes Grera, Siti Rafiah Abd Hamid
2021 International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development  
The Covid-19 pandemic has uncovered the urgent need for focus on mental health worldwide. Apart from the physical pandemic, international health officials have identified an accompanying, and probably more serious, mental health pandemic. Mental health issues have been identified to include academic stress and its correlates that affect higher education students. This survey carried out to uncover the relationship between psychological wellbeing and achievement motivation among male and female
more » ... ibyan postgraduate students. The sample is 82 (43 male and 39 female) Libyan postgraduate students. The students answered the same scales including Ryff's psychological well-being test (1989). Achievement Motivation test by Smith (1972) developed by Smith (2018). Pearson correlation coefficient test and independent T-test were used to analyse the data. Results showed that there is a significant relationship between psychological well -being and achievement motivation among the male and female Libyan students. The result also revealed that there were no gender differences in psychological well -being and achievement motivation among male and female Libyan postgraduate students.
doi:10.6007/ijarped/v10-i3/11065 fatcat:lezd2e2gangvparqe5n5irxg3i