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| Published: February 22, 2021

Academic stress among adolescents in government and corporate colleges

Aswartha Reddy A.

ICSSR Doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa-3, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Lalitha K.

Asst. Professor, Department of Psychology, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa-3, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.004/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.004

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Stress occurs when an individual is confronted by a situation that they perceive as threatening on and not in a position to cope up with.  Many researchers carried out extensive research on stress and its outcomes and concluded that it needed more attention at different spheres of life. But recent times stress in academic institutions is increasing and has its positive and negative consequences on mental health. Due to academic stress, there is a decline mental health of students particularly in adolescent group. Thus, the present study focuses on   academic stress among adolescent students in Government and Corporate Colleges. The sample of the present study includes 120 (Government = 60; Corporate = 60) adolescent students from Government and Corporate colleges. A standardized tool namely Academic Stress Questionnaire, which consists of 36 statements which covers five factors.  The subjects were contacted individually, after explaining the purpose of the study, the subjects were asked to give responses to the questionnaire. The results will be discussed in the light of psychological interventions in the present-day scenario.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.004/20210901

10.25215/0901.004

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