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Academic Stress among Adolescents in the Twin Cities of Andhra Pradesh


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1 Department of Psychology St. Ann's College of Education, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Psychology Andhra University, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Stress is universal human experience. Stress and strain are experienced by adolescents, especially students. The study is an attempt to find out the academic stress and anxiety among the students in twin cities of Andhra Pradesh. The total sample for the present study was 743 (male=373 and female=370). The Student Academic Stress Scale (1991) developed by Rajendran. and Kaliappan was used to gather the data. A demographic questionnaire developed by the researcher was also used.A quantitative survey method was employe using statistical procedures such as t-test and f-test. The findings of the study points out that there were significant influence and difference between the demographical variables hke gender, type of school, medium, type of syllabus with Academic Stress. Based on the findings of the study a set of recommendations were formulated.

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Academic Stress, Adolescents.
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Chava Nirmala
Department of Psychology St. Ann's College of Education, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
M. V. R. Raju
Department of Psychology Andhra University, Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Abstract


Stress is universal human experience. Stress and strain are experienced by adolescents, especially students. The study is an attempt to find out the academic stress and anxiety among the students in twin cities of Andhra Pradesh. The total sample for the present study was 743 (male=373 and female=370). The Student Academic Stress Scale (1991) developed by Rajendran. and Kaliappan was used to gather the data. A demographic questionnaire developed by the researcher was also used.A quantitative survey method was employe using statistical procedures such as t-test and f-test. The findings of the study points out that there were significant influence and difference between the demographical variables hke gender, type of school, medium, type of syllabus with Academic Stress. Based on the findings of the study a set of recommendations were formulated.

Keywords


Academic Stress, Adolescents.