Stress of exams : A systematic review

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Unit:
Κατεύθυνση Η Επιστήμη του Στρές και η Προαγωγή της Υγείας
Library of the School of Health Sciences
Deposit date:
2021-10-13
Year:
2021
Author:
Pitta Dimitra
Supervisors info:
Γεώργιος Χρούσος, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Χριστίνα Δαρβίρη, Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Αντώνιος Καττάμης, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Original Title:
Το στρες των εξετάσεων: Μια συστηματική ανασκόπηση
Languages:
Greek
English
Translated title:
Stress of exams : A systematic review
Summary:
The purpose of this study is to accumulate, present and analyze the data of research studiesregarding exam anxiety among college students. This kind of stress is considered an importantproblem which can negatively influence students’ physical and mental health and can contribute topoor academic performance. This study presents research data regarding the predictors of anxiety,the gender differences, and its possible consequences, such as on students’ academic achievement.On the scope of this purpose, a literature review was conducted and, finally, included 11quantitative studies published from 2001. Overall, the results of this literature review suggestedthat exam stress can negatively affect students’ academic performance, and it is higher amongfemales. Certain factors, including social identity, parental support, high self-esteem, and self-actualization can act as protective factors against exam anxiety.
Main subject category:
Health Sciences
Keywords:
Exam stress, Test anxiety, Students
Index:
No
Number of index pages:
0
Contains images:
Yes
Number of references:
34
Number of pages:
27
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