A correlational study on academic stress and self - esteem among higher secondary students in selected schools of udupi district

Nikitha, S and Jose, Tessy Treesa and Valsaraj, Blessy Prabha (2014) A correlational study on academic stress and self - esteem among higher secondary students in selected schools of udupi district. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 4 (1). pp. 106-108. ISSN 2249-7110

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Abstract

This study identified the academic stress and self - esteem among higher secondary school students in selected private schools of Udupi district. It also found out the existing correlation between academic stress and self-esteem. Academic stress rating scale, constructed by the researcher and Rosenberg self-esteem scale were used for the data collection. Questionnaires were completed by 96 first year higher secondary students of science batch. Academic stress rating scale was a four point scale which includes 32 statements regarding examination stress, stress from peers, intrapersonal stress, study habit and time management. The study found that 80.20% students have moderate stress, 13.5% have mild stress and 6.2% have severe stress. Among the subjects 82.30% were having normal self - esteem and 6.2% were having low self- esteem. Significant but low negative relationship is found between academic stress and self-esteem.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Academic stress; self-esteem; higher secondary school students.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Mental Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2014 07:34
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2014 07:34
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138404

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