publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Resilience amid Academic Stress: The Moderating Impact of Social Support among Social Work Students

Scott E. Wilks;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Dec 2008
  • Publisher: IUPUI University Library
Abstract
<jats:p>Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between academic stress and perceived resilience among social work students, and to identify social support as a protective factor of resilience on this relationship. A conceptual model of moderation was used to test the role of social support as protective. Methods: The sample consisted of 314 social work students (BSW=144; MSW=170) from three accredited schools/programs in the southern United States. Voluntary survey data were collected on demographics and constructs of academic stress, family support, friend support, and resilience. Hierarchical regression analysis was conducted to sho...
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free text keywords: Academic stress, Resilience, Social work students, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Social support, Moderation, Family support, Multilevel model, Psychology, Social work, Social psychology, Protective factor, Survey data collection, lcsh:Human settlements. Communities, lcsh:HT51-65, lcsh:Sociology (General), lcsh:HM401-1281
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