Sources of Stress among the Nursing Students of Private Universities of Pakistan

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJNR.2015.02.01.Art004

Authors : Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Hussain, Ali Waqas, Naveed Sehar


The emotional situation or demand of the work from the student may create stress among the nursing students. Stress for the students at class room is very common and altered their mental and physical health. Similarly, the tiring nature of clinical practice also reduce the performance and ability to gain the knowledge of the nursing students. Thus, aim of the current study is to investigate the sources of stress among the nursing students. The study consists of a sample of122 nursing students of the private universities of Lahore. The study results reveals that students of nursing experiences stress through the following four sources i.e. academics, clinical rotation, personal problems and environment. Furthermore, nursing students of private universities experiences more stress from the academic sources of stress than the other three categories. The study provides the recommendations and implications in the future findings.

Keywords: Stress, academic sources, clinical sources, personal sources, environmental sources, nursing students.


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