Influence of academic procrastination and school climate on mental health among nursing and Midwifery students at colleges in Kwara State, Nigeria


  • Hussein Bibire



Academic Procrastination, Mental and Social Well-Being, Nursing and Midwifery students, School Climate


This study examines the influence of academic procrastination and school climate on the mental health of nursing and midwifery students at colleges in Kwara State, Nigeria. It adopted a quantitative approach through a descriptive survey design. This study used a purposive and simple random sampling technique. The sample size was comprised of 800 respondents selected from two colleges in Ilorin and Oke Ode. Three adapted instruments were used to collect data: academic procrastination, school climate, and psychological wellbeing. Their validity and reliabilities were acceptable. The findings of this study revealed that there is a positive influence of academic procrastination on the psychological wellbeing of college of Nursing and Midwifery Students; it also revealed that the majority of the respondents strongly agreed that there is a strong positive influence of academic procrastination on psychological wellbeing of college of Nursing and Midwifery Students; it revealed that majority of the respondents strongly agreed that there is a positive influence of academic procrastination and school climate on mental health of college of Nursing and Midwifery Students. Thus, this study recommended that students develop good study habits, and the school authority should provide a conducive learning environment to enhance students’ mental health.


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How to Cite

Bibire, H. . (2024). Influence of academic procrastination and school climate on mental health among nursing and Midwifery students at colleges in Kwara State, Nigeria. International Journal of Studies in Psychology, 4(1), 36-40.