- Associate Professor, Mental Health Nursing Department, Sri Sukhmani College of Nursing, Derabassi, Distt. Molhali, Punjab, India
The present study was conducted to assess the level of academic stress and its contributing factors among nursing students studying in Sri Sukhmani College of Nursing, Derabassi, Distt. Molhali, Punjab. The objectives of study were to assess the level of academic stress and contributing factors of academic stress among nursing students. The qualitative research approach and nonexperimental descriptive research design was used. 100 samples were selected by using systematic random sampling technique from Sri Sukhmani College of Nursing, Derabassi, Distt. Mohali, Punjab. Tool was developed to collect data which consisted of rating scale to assess the academic stress level and questionnaire to assess the contributing factors of academic stress among nursing students. The findings revealed that 94% of students had mild, 6% had moderate and none had severe academic stress. Majority of students (86%) were stressed due heavy examination syllabus, worry about examination and results (86%) and (80%) due to lack of vacations.
Keywords: Academic, Contributing Factors, Nursing, Stress, Students.
[This article belongs to International Journal of Neurological Nursing(ijnen)]
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|Received||July 12, 2021|
|Accepted||September 23, 2021|
|Published||February 18, 2022|