Influence of Individual Factors on Perceived Academic Tension

Eghbal Zarei, Hossein Zeinalipour, Fouzieh Zarei Sobohti

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The main aim of present study is to determine the influence of individual factors on the academic tension rate among Minab high school students. Correlational-descriptive approach based on the modeling of structural equations is used as research method. Statistical society of the study includes all of 8591 high school students of Minab County between 2012-2013. Using stratified random method of sampling along with the Kokran formula, 368 people were selected as study’s sample. The standard questionnaire of studying tanidegi ASQ and five point scales of personality characteristics NEO were implemented as research tool by Chronbach Alfa of 0.806 and 0.750 respectively. The results show that there is a negative relation between studying tension and individual factors. It is also found that there is a negative relation between studying tension and factors such conscientiousness, consistency, being open to others and extroversion. It is indicated that academic stress in boys is higher than girls.

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