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REDUCING AUTOPERCEIVED STRESS AND OPTIMIZING THE ACADEMIC MOTIVATION IN PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS- SAMPLE STUDY

 

MADALINA PETRESCU[1]

SNSPA, Department Of Psychology, Romania

Abstract

The present study is focused on reducing the autopercieved stress and anxiety level in academic environment and also optimizing the intrinsic and extrinsic motivation of the undergraduate students at the psychology participating during 6 group development session. The method: The participants were a number 35 undergraduate students at psychology, age between 19 and 27 years old (M=21.6; S.D.=2.11), 28 female and 7 male, from rural and urban areas. The instruments were: the questionnaire of academic intrinsic and extrinsic motivation (Chraif & Petrescu, 2014) adapted from intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in high-school (Dogoter, 2013); the academic autoperceived stress and anxiety questionnaire (Petrescu, 2014) adapted from the organizational autoperceived stress and anxiety questionnaire (Parker & DeCotiis, 1983).The results highlights that three hypotheses has been confirmed (p<0.01). Hence the 6 session of group development reduced the autoperceived stress level and anxiety and increased the extrinsic motivation for the undergraduate students at psychology.

Keywords: autoperceived stress, intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, personal development, play role.



[1]Corresponding author:

Madalina Petrescu

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