Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Academic Stress

Academic Stress and Academic Self-Efficacy among Medical and Nursing Students in Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Era, in Erode, Tamilnadu: A Cross-Sectional Study

Nithya.M,Sivakumar.R,Muthukumar.D Nandakumar.S, Vajiravelu Suganthi, Panneerselvam Periasamy, Sasikala Gunasekaran .

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2023, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 289-304

Background:After Covid-19 Pandemic, there are many elements including academic stress that contribute to psychological problems among medical students. Most importantly, these psychological elements may have an impact on how satisfied they are with their academic success.Aim and Objectives:To study the association between academic stress and academic self-efficacy on academic performance among MBBS and nursing students in the post-COVID-19 pandemic.Methodology:This is a cross‑sectional study and it was conducted via Google Form survey completed by students studying MBBS and nursing students in Erode district.A self-report format was used to collect data from students regarding academic stress, academic self-efficacy, and academic performance.Results:A total of 295 students(33.9% male, 66.1% female) had completed survey. MBBS and nursing students had a moderate level of academic self-efficacy (69.9%), a high level of academic stress.Students' academic stress, self-efficacy, and academic performance were found to be positively correlated (p < .05). The results show that significantly MBBS students’ academic self-efficacy mean score significantly higher than Nursing students (P <0.05). Conclusion:There is a significant association was observed on the levels of Academic Self efficacy versus MBBS and Nursing course students (P<0.05).

Academic Stress And Self Concept In Adolescent Students: A Moderated Mediation Model Of Coping Strategies And Democratic Parenting Styles

Saranjeet Kour; Franky Rani; Neha Vats

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 3354-3361

This study examines the relationship between academic stress and adolescent self-concept by investigating the mediating role of PFC strategies and the moderating role of democratic parenting styles in influencing the mediation. Sample of 1070 adolescents completed questionnaires regarding academic stress, coping strategies, parenting styles and self-concept. After nullifying the effect of gender, it was found that academic stress was negatively related to self-concept. Moreover, PFC strategies partially mediated the relation of academic stress to self-concept. Moderated mediation analyses further revealed that PFC strategies mediated the effect of academic stress on self-concept at different levels of perceived democratic parenting style. There was conditional direct and indirect between academic stress and self concept of adolescent students