Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Academic Stress

Academic Stress And Self Concept In Adolescent Students: A Moderated Mediation Model Of Coping Strategies And Democratic Parenting Styles

Saranjeet Kour; Franky Rani; Neha Vats

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 3354-3361

This study examines the relationship between academic stress and adolescent self-concept by investigating the mediating role of PFC strategies and the moderating role of democratic parenting styles in influencing the mediation. Sample of 1070 adolescents completed questionnaires regarding academic stress, coping strategies, parenting styles and self-concept. After nullifying the effect of gender, it was found that academic stress was negatively related to self-concept. Moreover, PFC strategies partially mediated the relation of academic stress to self-concept. Moderated mediation analyses further revealed that PFC strategies mediated the effect of academic stress on self-concept at different levels of perceived democratic parenting style. There was conditional direct and indirect between academic stress and self concept of adolescent students