International Journal of Home Science
2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 3, PART C
An evaluation of examination phobia in across gender among high school students
Author(s): Singh Saumya and Singh Neetu
Examination phobia is one of the most common psychological disorders in school-aged children and adolescent’s worldwide. It is associated with substantial negative effects on children’s social, emotional and academic success. Specific effects include poor social and coping skills, often leading to avoidance of social interactions, loneliness, low self-esteem, perceptions of social rejection, and difficulty forming friendships. Importantly, school avoidance, decreased problem-solving abilities, and lower academic achievement have also been noted as consequences. This study was carried out in government and private school in Lucknow city. This study on 120 boys and girls who belonging to high school student were selected from wards of Lucknow. The approaches adopted for the study was cross sectional for the duration of the studies was11 months (July2017-2018). The tool in this study pre-designed and pre-tested questionnaire, and for assess the examination phobia in high school students, stress scale for student used for transition period: use developed by Lina Bartkiene. In result there is positive correlation examination phobia and performance outcome.
How to cite this article:
Singh Saumya and Singh Neetu. An evaluation of examination phobia in across gender among high school students. International Journal of Home Science. 2018; 4(3): 158-159.