A Study 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

Open Access

Year : 2023 | Volume :8 | Issue : 1 | Page : 17-22
By

    Ruchi Khurana

  1. Associate Professor, Mental Health Nursing Department, Sri Sukhmani College of Nursing, Derabassi, Distt. Molhali, Punjab, India

Abstract

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)]

How to cite this article: Ruchi Khurana , A Study 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 ijnen 2023; 8:17-22
How to cite this URL: Ruchi Khurana , A Study 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 ijnen 2023 {cited 2023 Jan 23};8:17-22. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/ijnen/article=2023/view=91989

Full Text PDF Download

Browse Figures

References

1. Reddy K J, Menon K R, Thattil A. Academic stress and its sources among University students. Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal. 2018;11(1) cited from https://dx.doi.org/10.13005/Bpj/ 1404.
2. 2018 Aug.Terada Youki.The science behind student stress. [internet] cited on july 9 2021. https://www.edutopia.org.
3. Virna C F R, Islene V B, Raquel S F, Vera Lucia M P, Theraza M M. Stress in nursing students: study on socio demographic and academic vulnerabilities. Acta Paul Enferm.2017; 30(3): 190-196.
4. Deka Meghali. Factors associated with stress among B.Sc. Nursing Students. IJHRMLP. 2016;2(2): 90-94
5. Shandhya S, Ranjana L. Stress/ stressors as perceived by Napalese nursing students. International Journal of Nursing Research and Practice. 2014;1(2): 5-9.
6. Parsad CV, Suresh A, Thomas DK, Pitty M K, Beebi S, Multazim V. The level of stress and coping mechanism adopted by 1st year B.Sc.(N) students. Arch Medical health Sciences. 2013; 1:19-23.
7. Sharma N, Kaur A. Factors associated with stress among nursing students. Nurse Midwifery Journal. 2011; 7(1): 12-21.
8. Haystad .S.W. Eid. J, Laberg J. C. Academic stress and health: exploring the moderating role of factors, Sandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 2009.53(5), 421-439.
9. Watson R, Deary I, Thompson D. A study of burnout in nursing students in Hong Kong, a questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2008. 5: 1534-1542.
10. Agolla J.E, Ongori H. Assessment of academic stress and its factors in students. Educational Research and Review.2009. 63-70.
11. Mustafa B. Assessment of academic stress and its impact on academic performance and adjustment of the nursing students. Unpublished Phd thesis,2003, Aligarh university, Aligarh.
12. Sinha K, Sharma U. Development of a scale of assessing academic stress. Journal of Mental health and Human Behavior. 2002; 7:47-48.


Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 8
Issue 1
Received July 12, 2021
Accepted September 23, 2021
Published January 23, 2023