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Stress Faced by University Students

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ABSTRACT

Generally, stress is most of careered people will faced in most of the time, students are not exempted. In this project, we are going to focus only to University students. Stress can harm life by causing heart attack, increase blood pressure, sugar level in blood and worst, it can make people commit suicide. Even though stress exists, but what stress actually means? In this research, we are going to define what is the true meaning of stress. Other than that, we are also going to determine the causes of stress among students. The objectives of this research are also to find what are the effects of stress. To achieve this objective, at least 30 persons of people will be given questionnaire to be answer according to their knowledge or experience regarding stress. Next, observation around the campus are going to be handle by the research team to witness any observable effects and maybe causes such as people who’s fighting or depressed. Finally, four people will be interviewed to determine the major causes and effects of stress affectively. We hope that this research will be guidelines and as reference to other students so they can notice the early signs of having stress and can help them to prevent it from happening.

CHAPTER 1
INTRODUCTION

1.0 Introduction

What is stress? Stress is simply a fact of nature-forces from the inside or outside world affecting the individual. In other word, stress is any situation that evokes negative thoughts and feelings in a person. The same situation not evocative or stressful for all people and all people do not experience the same negative thoughts and feelings when stress.

Stress can also be thought of as our reaction to an event. It is often the physical and psychological sensations associated with these mechanisms that we are detecting when we say that we "feel stressed."

Biologically, it includes a state of alarm and adrenaline production, short-term resistance as a coping mechanism, and...