Understanding Stress among Adolescents: An Empirical Study
Keywords:Adolescents, Stress, Gender, Area
AbstractChronic stress interferes with academic performance as well as mental and physical health. Sensitivity to chronic stress without the necessary coping skills acts as a barrier to success and happiness. The main objective of the study was to assess the sensitivity of stress among adolescents of secondary schools in Bihar. A randomly selected group of 200 adolescents were equally divided into two groups. Further, the ratio of boys and girls was 60:40. The SCAT (2014) was applied to capture responses related to stress from the sample. It is clear from the result that boys were more sensitive to stress than girls. At the same time urban adolescents were more sensitive to stress than rural adolescents. Further, all the groups of adolescent falls under the category of severe stress. Therefore, building more emotional support, recognize feelings and good relationship should be suggested. Extra care from teachers, parents may also need.
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Reema Kumari Singh, & Vidya Kumari. (2022). Understanding Stress among Adolescents: An Empirical Study. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.25215/1001.123
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