sources of stress among the students of the International Islamic University of Science and strategies to deal with it

Entisar Yosef Smadi

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to identify the sources of stress among the students of the World Islamic Science &Education University (WISE)
and strategies to deal with, a sample study included 285 students of the university students enrolled in the second semester of the academic year 2012/2013 , has been building two measures first : the scale sources of stress that are ( 54 ) items distributed on four key dimensions : the material dimension , the economic dimension the academic dimension and the social dimension .
The second measure is : the scale strategies to deal with stress and be one of the (50 ) items distributed on the strategies of the following sub : behavioral strategies , cognitive strategies , emotional strategies and social strategies ,then it has been applied the both scales sources of stress and scale strategies to deal with the pressures on a sample the study , results were analyzed using ANOVA method , results of the analysis showed that the students of the international Islamic University of Science suffering from psychological stress based on the total score indicators to measure the sources of pressure , and sub- top was in the physical dimension , the academic dimension and the economic dimension . The results of the study also showed that more strategies to deal with the pressures were within the cognitive strategies , and the results of the study showed that there is no significant difference statistically ( a = 0.5 ) in the level of stress between males and females . As for the pressure due to the variable sex, results indicated that there were statistically significant differences (α = 0.5) in the level of stress experienced by students of the University of Islamic Sciences World due to the variable of specialization and on the total score on a scale.
The study recommended the provision of university services commensurate with the needs of the students of the International Islamic University of Science.

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