Professor Lauren Mecucci
26 November 2012
Misra, Ranjitha and McKean, Michelle. "College Students' Academic Stress and Its Relation to Their Anxiety, Time Management, and Leisure Satisfaction."American Journal of Health Studies, 01 Jan. 200. Web. 20 Nov. 2012. The article written by Ranjita Misra and Michelle McKean is an investigation that compares stress, anxiety, time management and leisure satisfaction. The investigation consisted of 249 undergraduate students and classified them by age and gender. In the article it is asserted that undergraduate freshmen have higher reactions to stress than others. Also, females are more likely to suffer high self-imposed stress and more physiological reaction to stressors than male. In addition, female are at a higher risk to experience sweat, stutter and headaches triggered from stress. Findings of the investigation were unexpected; females had better time management, a set goal and expectations.
This source will be used to support the idea that stress affects emotional wellness to college students producing stress. Ultimately, it will help support the difference between males and females.
The source is credible because it is written by Ranjita Misra a PhD. Professor in Texas. The source is also scholarly because it is cited in several other sources. Nesbitt, Matthew.
“Examining the Effects of one-semester health behavior course on college students’ perception of wellness.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 22 May 2012. Web. 26 November 2012.
In the thesis written by Matthew Nesbitt he asserts that college students are found to be at higher risk to develop extreme behaviors that effect their life and wellness than the overall population. The author comes to this conclusion due to pre- surveys and post-surveys data of undergraduate students taking a behavioral health course. In addition, the thesis explains the 8- dimensions of wellness. It is...