Psychological Stress in Final Year Nursing Students: The role of clinical environment

Norhayati Nasir, Zamzaliza Abdul Mulud
2020 Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal (E-BPJ)  
Past studies have shown that nursing students are stressed. The purpose of this study is to examine the clinical environment factors associated with stress among final year nursing students by adapting the Transactional Stress and Coping Model (Lazarus and Folkman, 1984). The cross-sectional study design was used, data were collected over two months in 2019. A self-administered questionnaire, used to collect data. 420 final year students recruited using a simple random sampling technique. Based
more » ... ng technique. Based on one-way ANOVA, there was a significant mean difference of primary appraisal score and secondary appraisal score. Resilience level was significantly associated with the level of stress. Keywords: nursing students, stress, resilience. eISSN: 2398-4287© 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bsby e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia. DOI:
doi:10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2216 fatcat:iy4ntpahhzff5hrxbcfkmuizba