Generation Stress Effecting Students’ Interpersonal Skills at Elementary Level

Quratul Ain Hina, Saira Nudrat, Zawar Hussain


The research was designed to assess the level of stress and interpersonal skills of students at higher education level. Further to measure the effect of stress indicators on students’ interpersonal skills. Research was of descriptive-correlational style. The population of the study was based on 9132 social sciences university students (session 2018). 724 students contributed in the data collection. Stress indicators assessment scale based on five sub scales (sleep, behavioral, emotional, personal and physical indicators) having 65 items and interpersonal skills assessment scale (60 items) were used to collect data. It was found that stress and interpersonal skills among young students was at moderate level. The study indicated that the stress effect 31. 9% on the interpersonal skills. Further sleep disorder, behavior, Emotions, Physical and personal indicator had 9. 6%, 21. 7%, 25. 6%, 26. 3% and 21. 6% effect on students’ interpersonal skills respectively. It is recommended for the educational institutions to encourage the social and community service programs to reduce stress and improve interpersonal skills among students.

Key Words: generation stress, interpersonal skills, sleep indicators, behavioral indicators, emotional indicators, personal indicators and physical indicators

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