STRESS, STRESSORS AND COPING RATING SCALE I - Profile: Age:__________ Gender: ( ) Male ( ) Female Instruction: 1. Please read and be honest in your answer. 2. Do not leave any question item unanswered. 3. Put a check (√) marks under the scores as your chosen rating that describe as follows: 0 - Not stressful 1 - Somewhat stressful 2 - Stressful 3 - Very stressful II – Level of Stress: A- EARLY EXPOSURE Are you stressed out on the following situation: Level of Stress 0 1 2 31. The nursing concept in fourth year level is lectured in advance to third year student nurses.2. More return demo of clinical procedures to practice and pass such as I.V. drug administration and OR procedures.3. The nursing research subject offered in advance in third year level second semester4. Early exposure of the psychiatric practice.5. Early exposure in the community. B-NUMBER OF LOADS Level of Stress Are you stressed out on the following situation: 0 1 2 3 1. More case study, projects, and homework from added new subjects in the semester. 2. More number of hours and training on RD on the Funda Lab. 3. Increase obligations in the compliance of research requirement such as undergraduate theses proposal and to pass first theses defense.
4. Increased number of hours in nursing concept lectures 5. More number of units in semesters than the previous nursing curriculumInstruction: Put a check (√) marks under the scores as your chosen rating that describe as follows: 1- Disagree 2- Slightly disagree 3- Somewhat agree 4- Agree 5- Strongly agreeIII – Level of Coping Mechanism How do you deal yourself when you face academic stress or 1 2 3 4 5 problems during this semester? FIGHT 1. I try to do or think of some things that will make me feel happier, and allow myself to relax. 2. I try to adjust my mindset and allow myself to be happier. 3. I talk with classmates or friends, or disclose to my online friends. 4. I tell myself to persevere with my endeavor. 5. I search and look for related data from the library or the Internet to do my homework. 6. I discuss issues with teachers, family, seniors or friends and classmates and ask for their opinions. 7. I simplify the question and make it easy to solve. 8. I stay up finishing my homework until midnight. FREEZE 1. I let myself calm down first and think of how to reconcile the negative emotions. 2. I eat and have fun to decrease the stress first. 3. I consider it to be a type of self-challenge. 4. I do usual things such as watching TV, reading comics, listening to music, sleeping, eating or going out to temporarily forget these frustrating things. 5. When I encounter conflicts in my academic study and activities, I will first arrange and plan. 6. I use a calm and optimistic attitude to think about how to cope with the problem. 7. Evaluate first my capability if I can cope. If not, then I will compromise.
8. I’d rather condition myself for a while by doing other things I like most FLIGHT 1. I give up and blame God for being unfair when I face stress. 2. I put my anger or fretful emotions on others. 3. I blame myself, retreat or shut myself away when I face stress. 4. I generalize that I have bad luck when I face stress. 5. I passively let nature take its course. 6. I am used to leaving aside the problem and not handling it for the time being. 7. I decrease my standards and try again with the new standards. 8. I make myself numb by drinking alcohol or drug abuse. I leave the problem aside.Source:Ying Ming Lin & Farn Shing Chen, (2010). A stress coping style inventory of students at universities and colleges of technology. NanKai University of Technology, Nantou, Taiwan.