HOPE AND HAPPINESS OF FEMALE POST GRADUATE STUDENTS

Mrs. Rihunlang Rymbai, Prof. Sherwin M. Sungoh

Abstract


 Hope and Happiness are the positive emotions which are important subjects in the life of individuals. The present study analysed the Hope and Happiness which are the psychological variables among female post graduate university students. The samples of female post graduate students of North-Eastern Hill University are selected randomly. The tools used in the study are the Adult Hope Scale and the Subjective Happiness Scale. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation and t-test are used for analysing the data. The result of the study reported significant relationship between Hope and Happiness of Female post graduate students. It also reported differences in gender on Hope but not on Happiness. The study contributes to the understanding of the Hope and Happiness of Female post graduate students studying in North-Eastern Hill University.


Keywords


Hope, Agency Hope, Pathway Hope, Happiness, Female Post Graduate Students

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