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Students' emotions, physiological reactions, and coping at exams

Spangler, Gottfried and Hofmann, Hubert and Pekrun, Reinhard and Kramer, Klaudia (2002) Students' emotions, physiological reactions, and coping at exams. Anxiety, Stress and Coping 15 (4), pp. 413-432.

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The findings of two studies are presented which aimed to assess students' emotional and adrenocortical reactions to an exam, their biobehavioral relations, and their relations to coping. In Study I ( N = 40), five different exam-related trait emotions, i.e. anxiety, hopelessness, anger, joy, and hope as well as coping styles (problem-focused, emotion-focused and avoidant coping) were assessed by ...


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Item Type:Article
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Alumni or Retired Professors > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie VI (Pädagogische Psychologie und Medienpsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Helmut Lukesch
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Keywords:Examination Stress; Emotion; Coping; Adrenocortical Reactivity
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:11 Mar 2008 12:18
Last Modified:30 Oct 2009 09:27
Item ID:3159
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