The Effect of Adversity Quotient Training Program on Stress of High School Students in Bangkok


The objectives of this research were to develop Adversity training program and examine the effect of Adversity quotient on stress of High school students in Bangkok. The participants were 90 high school students in Bangkok, Thailand. Research instruments included 1) The Perceived Stress Scale 2) The Adversity Quotient skill scale 3) Adversity Quotient training program. The participants were divided into two conditions, the control group and the experiment group (AQ training group) would join Adversity Quotient training program. The results have found that 1) After received the Adversity Quotient training for 6 weeks, the participants in experiment group had significantly higher Adversity Quotient level, while the control group showed no difference. 2) The participants with high level of Adversity Quotient had significantly lower stress, this result implied that Adversity quotient could reduce stress in high school students.

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Unchalika Prakaew, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
Chanya Leesattrupai, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand

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Conference: ACP2017
Stream: General Psychology

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