Individual, family, social support and stress factors affecting university students' generalised self-efficacy beliefs
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
School of Psychology and Social Science
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
Students' success at university is influenced by their generalised self-ecfficacy beliefs. Previous studies compared these beliefs to individual variables derived from self-concept, family, stress, and self-support research. An holistic approach in this present study was used with data collected from 168 first-year students, to investigate the relationship between generalised self-efficacy beliefs and variables measuring students' self-descriptions, the functioning of their families-of-origin, their daily stress experienced in the university setting, stress management skills they wish to improve and their fear of disclosure in relation to peers.
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Amm, L. E. (2007). Individual, family, social support and stress factors affecting university students' generalised self-efficacy beliefs. Retrieved from http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses/282
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