Journal article

Academic hardiness as a mediator for the relationship between school belonging and academic stress

Abbas Abdollahi, Sana Panahipour, Mahnaz Akhavan Tafti, Kelly A Allen

PSYCHOLOGY IN THE SCHOOLS | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

Academic stress is a commonly reported affective state by high school students that can be accompanied by unwanted and unhelpful short- and long-term implications including a low sense of school belonging. Understanding how academic stress may be alleviated or managed by students is an essential consideration for all schools concerned with student well-being. This study aimed to examine the relationship between academic stress and sense of school belonging, as well as the mediation effect of academic hardiness. Four hundred and five high school students from six schools in Tehran (Iran) were recruited in the study. Data analyses with Structural Equation Modeling revealed that a sense of belo..

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