Academic Stress among Secondary Grade Students of Chennai (South) City
Keywords:Stress, Stressors, Academic Stress, Secondary grade Students
AbstractObjectives: Students particularly from secondary grade encounter several stressors owing to personal factors, peer pressure, parents and teacher influence, examination and so on. This paper is an attempt to find out such stressors related to academics. Methods: Survey method is used to collect the data from 111 secondary grade students using five-point Academic Stress Rating Scale. The data collected were analysed using statistical techniques like percentage, mean, SD, t test/F-value. Results: Around 75 percentage of students perceive to experience moderate to high level of academic stress. The Mean scores and level of academic stress of students indicate that they experience moderate level of academic stress in all the six dimensions. The independent variables like gender, age and type of family of secondary grade students have no influences on their academic stress levels. However, the only variable influencing their academic stress levels is ‘number of siblings in their home’. Conclusion: In this section, the investigators explore the ways and means to combat academic stressors in secondary grade students as they experience moderate to high level of stress.
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Elavarasi D, & Poornima Rajendran. (2022). Academic Stress among Secondary Grade Students of Chennai (South) City. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.25215/0902.084
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