A Descriptive Study to Assess the Stressors, the Level of Stress and Coping Mechanisms of Married Student in Selected Nursing College in Namakkal District, Tamilnadu

Authors : Sheelavathi

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 11 - November

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 Introduction: Nursing education is inherently stressful. Overwhelming burden of information leaves a minimal probability to relax and recreate and sometimes leads to momentous sleep deprivation.  Objectives: It was intended to assess Stress, stressors and coping mechanisms in married nursing Students studying at Vivekanandha College of nursing, Namakkal, Tamilnadu.  Methods and Materials: A descriptive survey study was led out among 43 married nursing students of ANM, Diploma, B.sc, M.SC nursing students. Data was once gathered concerning August then September 2019.A modified Perceived stress scale, Perceived stressor Scale yet Coping Scale were back in accordance with acquire data. Frequency analysis, and chi-square for association, was used for data analysis.  Results: The study revealed that 48.8 % of the married Students yield moderate stress level. Married students had severe stressors in communication domain (mean % score 61.52%), overall 41.6% of the student’s experiences High stressor. Majority (42%) of the Students were having low coping and 37% having moderate coping.  Conclusion: Majority concerning Students experienced moderate stress level and having low coping. The nurse administrator should plan and organize educational program for nursing students, in discipline in accordance with to prepare them to cope up with any stressful situations. Hence, the researcher emphasizes the want because of more research in conformity with the knowledge and by applying the research finding for future.

Keywords : Stress, Stressors, Coping Mechanism, Perceived Stress Scale, Married Nursing Students.


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