Effectiveness of study skill techniques to reduce stress and improve coping strategies among Higher Secondary School students in selected school at Sothupakkam

Jayanthi, S (2014) Effectiveness of study skill techniques to reduce stress and improve coping strategies among Higher Secondary School students in selected school at Sothupakkam. Masters thesis, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES : • To assess the pretest stress level and coping strategies among the higher secondary school students. • To assess the posttest stress level and coping strategies of study skill techniques to reduce stress and improve coping strategies among higher secondary school students. • To compare pretest and posttest of stress level & coping strategies among higher secondary school students . • To association of the effectiveness of study skill techniques to reduce stress and to improve coping strategies among higher secondary school students with demographic variables. OPERATIONAL DEFINITIONS : EFFECTIVENESS : It refers to the outcome of teaching the study skill technique to reduce the stress and readiness to improve the coping strategies among higher secondary school students as evidenced by the posttest scores. STUDY SKILL TECHNIQUES ; It refers to techniques that assist the individual to be an effective learner. The techniques include time management, active learning, reading comprehension, presentation skill, memory technique, communicating subject matter, test taking & preparation, student’s responsibility and subject specific skills to reduce the stress and to improve coping strategies. STRESS : It refers to the academic stress which constraints and diminishes the student performance which includes poor interest, lack of concentration and self-confidence, conflicts with teachers, feeling of inferiority, etc. COPING STRATEGIES : It refers to both behavioral and psychological efforts, that students employ to master, tolerate, reduce, or minimize the academic stressful events. HYPOTHESIS : H1:There will be a significant difference between the pretest and posttest score of stress and coping strategies by study skill techniques. DELIMITATIONS : The period of study was limited to 6 weeks. PROJECTED OUTCOME : Teaching the study skill techniques to reduce the stress and to improve the coping strategies among higher secondary students.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Skill Techniques ; Reduce Stress ; Improve Coping Strategies; Higher Secondary School Students ; Selected School ; Sothupakkam.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Ramakrishnan J
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 10:37
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 02:47
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1740

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