Coping with interpersonal relationships within higher education (universities)

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Abstract

The object of this study is to explore academic stress amongst academics (those who are employed by full/ part time, hourly paid, and who may be lecturers/ tutors/ instructors/ researchers) working for a university in different countries around the world. 533 (100%) academics participated in an online questionnaire/ survey. 244 (45.8%) were male with a mean age of 48.78 (SD = 10.9); and 54.2% (N = 289) were female with a mean age of 47.29 (SD = 9.78). The minimum age of participants was 24 and the maximum was 78 (Mean: 47.99; SD: 10.32). The participants responded to the perceived stress scale (PSS) (Cohen et al, 1983) and findings are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number4
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Academic Multidisciplinary Research
Volume2
Issue number4
Early online date20 Feb 2016
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018

Keywords

  • Stress
  • perceived stress
  • academics
  • university
  • Bowen
  • Rose
  • Pilkington

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