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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 8, Issue 11, Part E (2022)

Occurrence of social interaction anxiety and its association with academic adjustment in selected nursing colleges of northern region

Occurrence of social interaction anxiety and its association with academic adjustment in selected nursing colleges of northern region

Author(s)
Nikita Sharma and Manisha Thakur
Abstract
Introduction: Individuals with social interaction anxiety often tend to hold false beliefs about the level to which others experience symptoms of social anxiety and how others evaluate people who appear to be anxious. Adjustment is defined as adopting modes of behavior in the environment. It is the process by which individuals maintains a balance between their needs and the environmental situations that influence the satisfaction of their needs. Thus, adjustment influences the achievement and personality development of the students in their colleges.
Title: A study to assess the occurrence of social interaction anxiety and its association with academic adjustment among nursing students of selected colleges in north region.
Objectives: 1. To assess the occurrence of social interaction anxiety among nursing students of selected colleges in north region. 2. To assess the academic adjustment among nursing students of selected colleges in north region. 3. To find out the association between social interaction anxiety and academic adjustment among nursing students of selected colleges in north region. 4. To determine the association between social interaction anxiety and academic adjustment among nursing students of selected colleges in north region with selected socio-demographic variables.
Methodology: Quantitative research approach, a descriptive research design was used. 480 Samples were selected from the nursing colleges of selected north regions (Jammu, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab) by using total enumerative sampling technique. After obtaining the consent form, SIASS tool and self- structured checklist has been sent to them in the form of Google Form to assess the presence of social interaction anxiety and academic adjustment respectively. The descriptive and inferential statistics was done to analyze the results. The results of the study revealed that 70 (14.6%) nursing students had probable social phobia and 52 (10.8%) nursing students had probable social anxiety. Whereas 86 (17.9%) nursing students were poorly adjusted to their academics. There were significant association between the social interaction anxiety and the academic adjustment among nursing students at p<0.05.
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How to cite this article:
Nikita Sharma, Manisha Thakur. Occurrence of social interaction anxiety and its association with academic adjustment in selected nursing colleges of northern region. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(11):280-282. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2022.v8.i11e.10340
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