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dc.contributor.advisorPrentice, Garryen
dc.contributor.authorKelly, Maryen
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-01T14:52:26Z
dc.date.available2016-02-01T14:52:26Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationKelly, M. (2009). Stress, Coping and Gender: A comparative study of Irish and International Students. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/2693
dc.description.abstractStress and coping behaviours were compared across a sample of 8 Irish and international students at Dublin Business School. Stress was measured using the Student-Life Stress Inventory (SSI: Gadzella, 1991). Coping strategies were examined using the Brief COPE (Carver, 1997). Results indicated that while there were some gender differences with respect to coping (females exhibited more emotion-focused responses and males reported more behavioral responses) there were no significant overall differences in stress and coping responses with respect to status (Irish or international) or gender. A secondary purpose of the study was to examine the moderating effects of self-esteem and selfefficacy on stress and coping. Using the General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSE: Schwartzer & Jerusalem, 1995) and Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale (SES: Rosenberg, 1965), results indicated that only self-efficacy significantly moderated stress responses.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectCultural studiesen
dc.subjectPsychologyen
dc.titleStress, coping and gender : a comparative study of Irish and international studentsen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
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dc.type.degreenameBA in Psychologyen
dc.type.degreelevelBAen


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