International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 5.6 / 10


A Comparative Study to Assess the Level of Academic Stress among the Second Year and Final Year BSc. Nursing Students at College of Nursing SVIMS, Tirupati

S. K. Veeraprashanthi | Dr. M. Bhagyalakshmi | Dr. S. Hemalatha [2]


Abstract: Stress is common in our lives. Stress comes from the interaction of the individual with environment. Academic stress is the students psychological state resulting from continuous social and self imposed pressure in the school and college environment that depletes the students psychological and social well being. The aim of the study was to compare the level of academic stress among the second year and final year BSc nursing students at college of nursing SVIMS, Tirupathi, this is a descriptive study samples were collected through convent sampling techniques sample size was 200. The tool for data collection was perceived stress scale consist of 40 question rate on five point rating scale. The finding of the study shows that 55% of second year BSc nursing students had mild stress 43% had moderate stress 2% had severe stress and 71% of fourth year had mild stress year 27% had moderate stress and 2% had severe stress. The study finding show that the BSc (N) students had mild to moderate academic stress and there is association to the age and occupation of the demographic variables.


Keywords: nursing students, academic stress, stress levels, education pressure, coping strategies


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,


Pages: 1588 - 1590



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