Prediction of perceived stress Based on Social Support (and its components) in Students

Attieh Yazdi


The purpose of this study was to determine Prediction of perceived stress Based on Social Support (and its components) in Students. The study sample included 270 students of Islamic Azad University of Bandar Abbas, who were selected by random sampling method. In this study, data collection was used a questionnaire of social support and perceived stress. The main assumptions of the analysis results showed that are there is negatively associated between social support (total) and its components with perceived stress. Also the results of the analysis regression coefficients showed among the components of social protection, Components of opinion on social protection and public support predict the perceived stress.

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