International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018 | Rating: 7 / 10


Assessment for the Level of Stress among Adolescent Females at Selected Centers of Primary Health Care, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Hend Faleh Hamad Alreshidi


Abstract: Background Stress is characterized by feelings of nervousness, disappointment, be concerned unhappiness and withdrawal that frequently preceding from a few hours to a minority days. Despair is both more severe and longer lasting. The finding that nine percent of high school students are rigorously stressed which is important since stress is the most important risk factor for depression and suicide. (Kessler, et al. , 2005) Objectives To assess the Level of Stress among Adolescent Females at Selected Centers of Primary Health Care, Saudi Arabia. Method A cross-sectional survey was conducted at Centers of Primary Health Care, Saudi Arabia. Self-administered questionnaire was provided to 200 Adolescent Females in the research setting to assess the Level of Stress among Adolescent Females at Selected Centers of Primary Health Care, Saudi Arabia Results The findings showed that in relation to the assessment of the Level of Stress among Adolescent Females at Selected Centers of Primary Health Care, Saudi Arabia. There was a high level of stress among the majority of the female adolescents in relation to comparison of the stress level among the studied sample (61 %). While, the findings shows a moderate level of stress among the female adolescents (58 %). On the other hand, there was a low level of stress among the minority of the studied sample (10 %). Conclusions The current study results revealed that there were high levels of Stress among Adolescent Females at Selected Centers of Primary Health Care, Saudi Arabia


Keywords: Stress, Adolescent Females & Primary Health Care


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018,


Pages: 1274 - 1277


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