HomePsychology and Education: A Multidisciplinary Journalvol. 2 no. 3 (2022)

The Correlation Between Peer Pressure and Mental Well-Being Among Senior High School Students

Jelena May Cruz | Ayana Patrice Dela Torre | Oceana Lareina Shane Castaños | Jhoselle Tus



This study is conducted to determine the correlation between peer pressure and the mental well-being of senior high school students. The primary goal of this research is to establish the correlation between the components of peer pressure and the respondents' mental well-being. A descriptive correlational method was utilized with a total number of two hundred twenty-six (226) senior high school students participated in this study. Thus, the data were gathered through Perceived Peer PressureScale Questionnaire (PPPS) and Well-being Questionnaire. Based on the statistical analysis, there is a significant correlation between peer pressure and mental well-being of the students (r=.363). The study's conclusions were evaluated and discussed, and recommendations for additional research were made.


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