A Study of Stress Among Sixteen and Seventeen Year Old Adolescents

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To determine major areas of stress for adolescents, ninety-six sixteen and seventeen year olds were given a questionnaire which listed thirty-two situations which the subjects ranked in degrees of stress. The hypotheses examined the degree of family related and social related stress, the relationship of stress to age and sex, and the correlation between grade average and degree of stress. The first three hypotheses were tested by the t-test for mean differences. The fourth hypothesis used a Spearman rank order correlation coefficient. There was a difference in social stress and family stress, but no significant difference in stress of males ... continued below

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Merlick, Judith Sinclair August 1980.

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To determine major areas of stress for adolescents, ninety-six sixteen and seventeen year olds were given a questionnaire which listed thirty-two situations which the subjects ranked in degrees of stress. The hypotheses examined the degree of family related and social related stress, the relationship of stress to age and sex, and the correlation between grade average and degree of stress. The first three hypotheses were tested by the t-test for mean differences. The fourth hypothesis used a Spearman rank order correlation coefficient. There was a difference in social stress and family stress, but no significant difference in stress of males and females or sixteen and seventeen year olds, and no significant correlation between grades and stress.

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Merlick, Judith Sinclair. A Study of Stress Among Sixteen and Seventeen Year Old Adolescents, thesis, August 1980; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503942/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .