International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021 | Rating: 7.3 / 10


A Study to Assess the Academic Stress and its Effects on Psychological Well-Being of Undergraduate Nursing Students in Selected Nursing Colleges of Assam

Smriti Bora | Dr. Banashri Lata Sadhanidar | Pinky Khanamchoudhury


Abstract: A descriptive study to assess the academic stress and its effects on psychological well-being of undergraduate nursing student in selected nursing colleges of Assam was carried out. The objectives of the study were to assess the level of academic stress of B. Sc Nursing 1st year students in selected nursing colleges of Assam, assess the level of psychological well-being of B. Sc Nursing 1st year students in selected nursing colleges of Assam, find out the association between the level of academic stress of B. Sc Nursing 1st year students with selected demographic variable, find out the association between the level of psychological well-being of B. Sc Nursing 1st year students with selected demographic variable and find out the correlation between academic stress and psychological well-being of B. Sc nursing 1st year students. The research approach adopted for this study was descriptive research approach. Purposive sampling technique was used to collect data from 200 students from selected nursing colleges of Guwahati, Assam. The data collection instruments consisted of three sections- Structured questionnaire, which is consisted of demographic performa of students; Standardized students academic stress scale (It consist of 50 questions) and Standardized psychological well-being assessment scale (It consist of 18 questions). Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The data findings shows that Majority of students (64 %) have moderate level, 18 % have severe level and 18 % have mild stress; Majority of students (61.50 %) are in moderate level, 22.50 % in poor state and 16 % are in good state of psychological well-being. There is highly significant relationship between academic stress and religion; psychological well-being of B. Sc Nursing 1st year students is significantly associated with age and religion. There is highly significant correlation between academic stress and psychological-well being at 0.01 level of significance.


Keywords: Academic stress, psychological well-being, undergraduate nursing students


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021,


Pages: 1691 - 1699


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