The effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israel

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156367
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Presentation
Title:
The effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israel
Abstract:
The effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israel
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Markman, Uri, RN, MA
P.I. Institution Name:Tel Aviv University
Title:Nursing Teacher
Co-Authors:Chaya Balik, RN, PhD; Hedva Bornstein-Berkovitz, PhD and Mally Ehrenfeld, PhD, RN
[Research Presentation] The effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israel. Background: Exams anxiety, one of the variations of performance anxiety, is a widespread phenomenon throughout the students in the milieu in general, and in nursing students in particular. Exams anxiety has a detrimental effect on the student's achievements and in the personal and professional development. Therefore it is important to investigate the factors influencing responsiveness to treatment for exam anxiety. Aim: to assess the degree of influence of health beliefs on the extent of asking for treatment for exam anxiety. Method: The research tool consisted two elements: The Friedben Scale for measuring exam anxiety, and a questionnaire on health beliefs with regards to exam anxiety. Results: 246 nursing students participated. 100 where identified as suffering from exam anxiety. The findings indicate a statistically significant difference between average perception of the effectiveness of treating exam anxiety [t(85)=-2.403; p<0.05], the perception of the seriousness of exam anxietyá [t(85)=-2.564; p<0.05], the motivation to succeed academicallyá [t(85)=-3.323; p<0.05], the perception of the chance of experiencing exam anxietyá [t(85)=-2.403; p<0.05], and the perception of the obstacles of the treatment for exam anxiety [t(85)= 4.818; p<0.05] among respondents who agreed to participate in a program to treat exam anxiety and those who refused to do so. In addition, the reasons and explanations for refusal to participate in the program to treat exam anxiety were sampled.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israelen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156367-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israel</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Markman, Uri, RN, MA</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Tel Aviv University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Nursing Teacher</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">juditm@tasmc.health.gov.il</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Chaya Balik, RN, PhD; Hedva Bornstein-Berkovitz, PhD and Mally Ehrenfeld, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] The effect of health beliefs on asking for treatment for exam anxiety among nursing students in Israel. Background: Exams anxiety, one of the variations of performance anxiety, is a widespread phenomenon throughout the students in the milieu in general, and in nursing students in particular. Exams anxiety has a detrimental effect on the student's achievements and in the personal and professional development. Therefore it is important to investigate the factors influencing responsiveness to treatment for exam anxiety. Aim: to assess the degree of influence of health beliefs on the extent of asking for treatment for exam anxiety. Method: The research tool consisted two elements: The Friedben Scale for measuring exam anxiety, and a questionnaire on health beliefs with regards to exam anxiety. Results: 246 nursing students participated. 100 where identified as suffering from exam anxiety. The findings indicate a statistically significant difference between average perception of the effectiveness of treating exam anxiety [t(85)=-2.403; p&lt;0.05], the perception of the seriousness of exam anxiety&aacute; [t(85)=-2.564; p&lt;0.05], the motivation to succeed academically&aacute; [t(85)=-3.323; p&lt;0.05], the perception of the chance of experiencing exam anxiety&aacute; [t(85)=-2.403; p&lt;0.05], and the perception of the obstacles of the treatment for exam anxiety [t(85)= 4.818; p&lt;0.05] among respondents who agreed to participate in a program to treat exam anxiety and those who refused to do so. In addition, the reasons and explanations for refusal to participate in the program to treat exam anxiety were sampled.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:42:49Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:42:49Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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