International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023


Stress and its Associated Factors among Students in Selected Nursing Institutes in Guwahati, Assam: An Exploratory Study

Maryir Geyi | Rashmi Rekha Borah


Abstract: Introduction: Stress in nursing education is acknowledged as one of the most important issues in the modern world. The aim of this study is to find out the level of stress in nursing students, the factors associated with stress. Material and Methods: This exploratory study was conducted in selected Nursing Institutes in Guwahati, Assam.198 nursing students were selected for the study. Results: The findings revealed that majority (70.2%) had moderate stress. With regard to factors related to hostel: poor quality of food (63.13%), academic: too many assignments (93.43%), examination: difficulty in remembering the topics (82.32%), clinical duty: too many assignments to write. (88.38%), personal matter: missing family members (69.70%), not getting proper sleep (69.70%). Conclusion: The findings of the study confirm that nursing students experience moderate level of stress. For this reason, there is need for proper stress management technique.


Keywords: stress, nursing, nursing students, stress factors


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,


Pages: 1046 - 1049


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