Stress is a part of life everyone feels stress at one time or another. The descriptive study was conducted to find out the perception of stress among hospitalized patients. Convenient sample of 100 hospitalized patients comprising of age group ranged from 15-90 years were involved and level of stress among the hospitalized patients were assessed by using stress inventory general questionnaire. Descriptive statistical analysis was used for data analysis and the results found that 47% of the patients experienced stress due to lack of information regarding hospital. 29% of the patients are experienced stress due to isolation from family members. 24% of the patients are experienced stress due to low socio-economic status. The study recommends that, in the hospital set up social health workers like nurses should help the patients to alleviate the stress. In the same way the patients are also should make use of those health worker and health team members to clarify the doubts regarding their condition or anything which will remove the stress and help for their prognosis.
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P. Yasodha , S. Veeralakshmi. Assessment on Perception of Stressors among the Hospitalized Patients. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(3): July-Sept. 2012; Page 99-100.