COMPARING SEASONAL CHANGES IMPACT ON MOOD, PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AMONG MALE AND FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

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Noshaba Razaq
Shaista Akmal
Ayla Khan
Aman Saleemi
Muhammad Akmal
Sarah Bakhsh

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Objectives: The aim of this study was (a) to check, the impact of spring and autumn seasonal changes on mood and psychological well-being among university students. (b) to compare, the effect of seasonal changes on academic performance among male and female university students
Study design: Cohort study design.
Methodology: This study was conducted in University of Kotli Azad Kashmir Pakistan from January 2021 to august 2021 The samples of 352 male and female students age range between 15 to 25 years were randomly selected. Data was collected from students of university of kotli azad Kashmir Pakistan. Each participant completed the questionnaires of Ryff s psychological well-being scale and mood (Participants Health Questionnaires) scale at two study visits. Academic performance of each student was assessed by students CGPa in their final exams at two study visits.
Results: Results of study shows that autumn seasonal effect on mood was (mean±SD =22.95±3.87) psychological wellbeing was (mean±SD =22.95±3.87), while spring seasonal effect on mood was (mean±SD =31.57.±5.15), and on psychological wellbeing was (mean±SD =31.57.±5.15). Academic performance in spring season for female students was (mean±SD = 3.55±.194), and for male students was (mean±SD =3.61±.193), while, academic performance during autumn season for female students was (mean±SD =3.27±.305), male students was (mean±SD =3.406±.320).
Conclusion: there were noted significant seasonal changes for mood and psychological well-being among university students over the year. However the academic performance was a little more impact for female students by seasonal changes and female students showed less CGPA s compared to male students CGPA.

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Noshaba Razaq, Shaista Akmal, Ayla Khan, Aman Saleemi, Muhammad Akmal, & Sarah Bakhsh. (2024). COMPARING SEASONAL CHANGES IMPACT ON MOOD, PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AMONG MALE AND FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. International Journal of Contemporary Issues in Social Sciences, 3(2), 2170–2175. Retrieved from https://ijciss.org/index.php/ijciss/article/view/932
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