Psychological well-being and academic performance of students in the career of nursing undergraduate

Andrés Alexis Ramírez-Coronel, Pedro Carlos Martínez-Suárez, Rosa Elvira Minchala-Urgilés, Martin Adrián Contreras-Sanango


This research study aims to analyze the relationship between psychological well-being and academic performance. A non-experimental design of a descriptive and correlational type was used. The sample of participants was 300 university students (61 men and 239 women) in the undergraduate program of nursing at the Universidad Católica de Cuenca, Azogues, with an average age of 22 years. The Psychological Welfare Scale, a Likert type test, was applied, consisting of 65 items. It was administered individually and the following stages were assessed: Subjective Psychological Welfare, Material Welfare, and Work Welfare. The results indicated that the greater their psychological well-being the better their academic performance.


Academic performance, psychological well-being, university students.

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