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ERIC Number: EJ1072881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1037-2911
Stress Associated with the Transition from High School to University: The Effect of Social Support and Self-Efficacy
Wilson, Gemma; Gillies, Robyn M.
Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, v15 n1 p77-92 Jul 2005
The present study aimed to evaluate the role of social support and self-efficacy on the level of stress associated with the transition from high school to university. One hundred and eight-five university students who had completed high school in the previous year completed a three-part questionnaire designed to gather information on their levels of self-efficacy, social support, and stress associated with their transition. The results showed that self-efficacy was a significant predictor of stress associated with the transition to university in that higher levels of self-efficacy were associated with lower levels of stress while social support was a non-significant predictor of stress.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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