Anxiety and Academic Achievement among Female Nursing Students

Sahar Behilak, Sahar Abdullhameed, Hodaa Elebiary


Anxiety is prevalent problems in colleges across the country. It is estimated that by the year 2020, anxiety will be the second most common cause of disability worldwide. Environmental and social circumstances play a major role in the onset of stress-related diseases. Developing countries share the heavy burden of social and economic challenges .Aim of the study. The aims of this study were to examine of  anxiety and academic achievement among a group of Nursing Students in Saudi Arabia  .This study was conducted at College of Health Sciences, Yanbu Campus, Taibah University, and College of Nursing, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. The sample of this study will include all students in first and final level of education at both above mentioned settings, [n=440 students. Tools used for data collection a) an interview questionnaire to gather demographic data. The Mental Health Inventory's Anxiety Scale. In this study shows that students have late subject and satisfactory grades suffering from anxiety than the other students who obtained excellent grades. Students who were satisfied with their education had lower anxiety and stress scores than those who were not satisfied. The anxiety symptoms among university nursing students is alarming. This shows the need for primary and secondary prevention measures, with the development of adequate and appropriate support services for this group. The universities must apply the academic advisors service for the students to help them to face the educational and personal stressors.

Keywords: anxiety, academic achievement, satisfaction


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