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Perceived Stress and Coping Styles between Mature and Non-Mature Undergraduate Students

Aruelo, Jelani (2020) Perceived Stress and Coping Styles between Mature and Non-Mature Undergraduate Students. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This current study explores the contrast in perceived stress levels and coping scores among two different student-groups, mature students and non-mature students. A sample of 102 students were collected through Snowball Sampling from different universities in Dublin, Ireland and were asked to complete an online questionnaire relating to their perceived stress and coping styles. There is a significant difference between the dependent variables, perceived stress and coping, and the independent variables, student-group, years of education and gender. The results of the statistical analyses of this study suggests that student-group is a significant predictor of perceived stress, however, it is not a significant predictor for coping. There has been little research relating to how student-group differs in perceived stress in undergraduate students, and the results of this research could be implemented for the benefit of students to aid the reduction of perceived stress.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > Psychology > Stress (Psychology)
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Psychology
Depositing User: Mr Kevin Loughran
Date Deposited: 24 May 2021 12:15
Last Modified: 24 May 2021 12:15
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4835

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