Shashikala Rupesh Rathod, Milind Manohar Kale
Abstract: Introduction: Psycho social adjustment is the ability of the human being to perceive reality and to respond to it in a way that supports his or her own emotional and physical well-being and that of others in the social environment. Objectives of study were to to assess the academic stressors among 1st year Basic B.Sc. Nursing and 1st year GNM students about professional education and to find the association between the academic stressors about professional education with selected demographic variables. The hypothesis was there will be a significant association between academic stressors among 1st year Basic B.Sc. nursing and 1st year GNM students about professional education with selected demographic variables. Research approach was descriptive survey approach. The 100 nursing students of 1st Year Basic B. Sc. Nursing and 1st GNM were selected by using stratified simple random technique was used to select samples. the tool used were structured questionnaires to gather information on demographic variables, checklist to assess the academic stress. the data was analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: the major academic stressors related to intrapersonal factor is fear of examination was seen in 34 respondents, 5 were feeling of inferior, in interpersonal factors, 30 samples shown distractions caused by individual / group punishments, in environmental factors 18 samples responded that a crowded classroom. In academic factors, 41 lack of revisions was academic stress. there was an association between the association between level of stress and demographic variables Age, Gender, religion, type of family, Type of residence, Family income, Occupation of father, Father education, Mother education, Time consume travel home to college, Medium of earlier education, Past medical history this demographic variables shown significant association between level of academic stressors. conclusion: the nursing students experience the academic stress.
Keywords: academic stress, Nursing students, intrapersonal, interpersonal