Factors Associated with Student Stress in the U.S. Army - Baylor University Graduate Program in Health Care Administration
Study rept. Jul 1985-Jul 1986
ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
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This study defined the relationship of environmental factors, individual characteristics, and the levels of stress during the US Army - Baylor University Graduate Program in Health Care Administration. The students were administered several measurement instruments throughout their two years of study. the results suggested a number of considerations regarding conduct of the Baylor program. The author addressed them in two general areas 1. Academic Issues Provision of extensive feedback on performance, spreading out significant paper and examination deadlines, and provide faculty-student feedback sessions. 2. Prevention, identification, and Intervention for Students at Risk Early administration of assessment instruments for stress reactions, stress management sessions should be expanded to include time management and relaxation techniques, and spouses and family members should be encouraged to attend stress management sessions to enhance the family support structure. Keywords Health care, Student stress Stress psychology Stress management.