The impact of stress-coping strategies on perceived stress during the COVID-19 pandemic among university students an interventional study.

Publication date: Jul 13, 2023

Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a public health emergency. During the outbreak, a broad range of psychological disorders affected people at the individual, community, and international levels. This study aimed to assess the role of stress-coping strategies in relieving perceived stress among university students during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interventional study was nested on a cross-sectional design and involved students at Faiyum University in 2022. Out of a sample of 2640 students, 2176 (82. 4%) experienced moderate perceived stress, while 56 (2. 1%) had more severe levels. Being female, nonmedical students, and rural inhabitants having a low socioeconomic status were associated with scores for severe and moderate levels of perceived stress. Among the interventional group, Modified Perceived Stress Scale scores significantly decreased after the implementation of the stress-coping program, with a p value 

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Concepts Keywords
Coronavirus Coping
Female COVID-19
Psychiatry Pandemic
Rural Stress


Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19 pandemic
disease MESH emergency
disease MESH low socioeconomic status
pathway REACTOME Reproduction
drug DRUGBANK Coenzyme M
disease MESH psychological stress
disease VO vaccine
disease MESH infections
disease VO population
disease MESH panic
disease MESH social stigma
disease MESH suicide
drug DRUGBANK Trestolone
drug DRUGBANK Creatinolfosfate
disease IDO intervention
drug DRUGBANK Ademetionine
drug DRUGBANK Cysteamine
disease MESH anxiety disorders
drug DRUGBANK Trihexyphenidyl
disease MESH lifestyle
disease MESH respiratory diseases
disease IDO infection
drug DRUGBANK Etoperidone
disease VO time
disease VO organization
disease MESH Suicidal Ideation
disease VO report
disease MESH PTSD
disease IDO susceptibility
disease MESH influenza
drug DRUGBANK Guanosine

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