International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(December 2016)

Physiological and Psychological Factors and Academic Stress of Students

Authors: [1] Sunilima [2] Arun Kumar

Pages: 38-41


The purpose of this study was to explore the physiological and psychological factors affecting academic stress of students on the basis of the previous study and the review of related literature available. Like other stressors, academic stress also play important role in academic success of students. The stressors can be classified in two major divisions. These divisions of stressors are physiological and psychological factors. In physiological factors, genitical and Environmental factors are two main sub divisions. The factors acquired from parents come under genetical factors while all factors related to surrounding of students come under the subdivision of environmental factors. The Psychological factors like emotions some time play more significant role as stressor than physiological factors. The symptoms of stress on a student can be observed and quantified. It is must for a teacher to use such activities which can protect student from over stress conditions to attain maximum objective of their teaching.