Title

Away from home : relationship between separation anxiety and academic stress of freshmen college students living in near campus accommodations

Date of Publication

2018

Document Type

Bachelor's Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology

Subject Categories

Psychology

College

College of Liberal Arts

Department/Unit

Psychology

Defense Panel Member

Roseann Tan Masukhani

Abstract/Summary

This study investigates on the separation anxiety and academic stress specifically on freshmen college students living in near campus accommodations. The age and gender differences were also investigated in relation to their separation anxiety and academic stress. The study was conducted solely around colleges and universities in Manila. A total number of 103 freshmen participants were asked to participate in the study. The tools used in the study were the Adult separation anxiety questionnaire, to determine one's level of separation axiety and the Academic stress scale to determine one's level of academic stress. Researchers used Pearson r correlation to look into the relationship of the following variables: separation anxiety and academic stress, age and separation anxiety, and age and academic stress. A chi-square test of independence was used for analyzing the data of the variables gender and separation anxiety and gender and academic stress. Results showed that there was a significant relationship between separation anxiety and academic stress in the freshmen college students. However, there were no significant findings in age and gender differences in relation to separation anxiety and academic stress.

Abstract Format

html

Language

English

Format

Print

Accession Number

TU21189

Shelf Location

Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

53 leaves ; 29 cm.

Keywords

Separation anxiety in adolescence; Separation anxiety; Stress in adolescence

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