A descriptive Study to assess the GeneralizedAnxiety among Nursing Students in Kollam
Author(s):
S Anand, Anoopa K R
Keywords:
Anxiety, Nursing, Students
Abstract
Anxiety is a normal and often healthy emotion. However, when a person regularly feels disproportionate levels of anxiety, it might become a medical disorder. The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Possible causes include environmental stressors, such as difficulties at work, relationship problems, or family issues, and genetics, as people who have family members with an anxiety disorder are more likely to experience one themselves medical factors, such as the symptoms of a different disease, the effects of a medication, or the stress of an intensive surgery or prolonged recovery brain chemistry, as psychologists define many anxiety disorders as misalignments of hormones and electrical signals in the brain withdrawal from an illicit substance, the effects of which might intensify the impact of other possible causes(1). Relevance-People in the nursing profession are specifically responsible for the high prevalence of stress in daily life. A thorough examination of stress and the coping mechanisms employed by nursing students is required, as this issue is becoming more and more relevant in research and literature, particularly in the field of nursing education in India. Students in nursing programs suffer moderate to high levels of stress due to a variety of pressures (caring for patients, duties and workloads, unpleasant experiences with staff and faculty, loss of professional ability, and taking exams). To lessen stress and improve coping mechanisms, nurse educators should think about developing and implementing treatments that have undergone empirical testing (2). Stress is a particular reaction to stimuli that interferes with regular bodily processes. Nursing students' welfare and academic performance are both impacted by stress (3). Clinical training is sometimes a challenging experience for nursing students. During their educational instruction, students' levels of stress and anxiety may change based on their capacity to learn behavioural coping mechanisms for stress, among other things. The purpose of this study was to look at the connection between str
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Unique Paper ID: 156873

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5

Page(s): 262 - 266
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