Date of Completion

1-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Stress management, Stress

Abstract

This study used a descriptive quantitative research design specifically the survey type. Using purposive sampling, a total population of 146 nursing students from De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute were selected. Out of the 146 respondents, 37 were from the second year, 41 from the third year, and 68 from the fourth year. The researchers used a self-made questionnaire. Data was subjected and statistical treatments such as frequency distribution, mean, standard deviation, independent t-test and analysis of variance. In the light of the results of this study the following were concluded: 1) Most of the respondent were female, Catholic, with the monthly family income of 250,000 and above and had academic workload as their primary source of stress; 2) The nursing students of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute most commonly use activities such as: doing positive self-talk, doing anything to keep themselves busy, self-isolation, self-criticism, attending religious activities, and having a quiet time alone; 3) There was no significant difference on the stress management of De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute when grouped according to sex, monthly family income, religion and primary source of stress.

First Advisor

Daisy H. Alberto

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