ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ANXIETY, SELF-ESTEEM, OPTIMISM, AND PESSIMISM IN KUWAITI STUDENTS
Abstract:The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between academic achievement and the following variables: anxiety, self-esteem, optimism, and pessimism. The sample consisted of 400 male and female students in the Basic Education College in Kuwait. The salient findings of the investigation were the significant positive correlation between academic achievement and both optimism and self-esteem – whereas the correlations were negative between academic achievement and both anxiety and pessimism.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2005
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