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| Published: March 23, 2021

A study on anxiety among school students during exams

Vibhuti Kaushal

Masters of Arts Psychology, Doon University, Dehradun, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Savita Tewari

Associate Professor, Doon University, Dehradun, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.083/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.083

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The quantitative study carries out research among co-ed school students of 10th, 11th, 12th grades in Dehradun, Uttarakhand to find out the prevalence of examination anxiety. Hundred students were chosen out of which 50 were male and 50 were female students. The Westside Test Anxiety Scale was used in this study. Results indicated that both girls and boys showed exam anxiety and there was a significant difference between the two. Boys experience higher exam anxiety than girls. Stress free school environment is needed for student’s mental and physical health.

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Vibhuti Kaushal @ Kaushalvibhuti06@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.083/20210901

10.25215/0901.083

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021