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Asian Institute of Research, Journal Publication, Journal Academics, Education Journal, Asian Institute
Asian Institute of Research, Journal Publication, Journal Academics, Education Journal, Asian Institute

Journal of Health and Medical Sciences

ISSN 2622-7258

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Published: 11 June 2021

The Impact of Personality and Situational Factors on Perceived Stress: An Investigation During COVID-19 Pandemic

Ngoc Do

Hanoi University, Vietnam

journal of social and political sciences
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Pages: 136-146

Keywords: Personality, Perceived Stress, Situational Factors, Cross-Country Comparison


The study investigates the relationship between personality and situational factors on perceived stress level during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Analysis of data collected from people across different territories confirms the association between personality traits and perceived stress level. Furthermore, the paper shows that people are experiencing moderate stress, which is affected by where they are residing, whether their personal finance is at risk, and their usage of social media during the pandemic.


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