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| Published: November 08, 2020

Relationship between mindfulness and stress among degree college women students in North Bengaluru

Shirley Carvalho

Counselling Psychologist, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Fernandes Libania

Counselling Psychologist, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Louella Rogers

Counselling Psychologist, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sudhamayi

Assistant Professor, Montfort College, Bengaluru, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.033/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.033

ABSTRACT

The current study assessed the Mindfulness relationship with Total Stress and Four Stress components namely: Academic Stress, Interpersonal Relationship Stress, Physical Stress and Environmental Stress, in a sample of degree college women students in North Bengaluru, India. Convenient sampling technique was used to select eighty-two, degree college women students, out of a population of 250 students, from an institution where only female students studied.  All participants voluntarily completed a study specific consent form, followed by a demographics form, the Student Stress Inventory (SSI) and Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS). This was a quantitative research and Pearson Product Moment Correlation was used to analyze the data. Results indicate a significant negative correlation between dispositional mindfulness and total stress; as well as between mindfulness and physical stress, academic stress, environmental stress and interpersonal stress, respectively. While the correlation between mindfulness and physical stress and academic stress, respectively, was strongly negative. It was moderately negative between mindfulness and environmental stress and the correlation between mindfulness and interpersonal stress was weak.

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Shirley Carvalho @ carbonandair@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.033/20200804

10.25215/0804.033

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020