EXPLORE COLLECTOVE STRESSORS OF YOUNG ADULTS: A QUALITATIVE STUDY APPROACH
Aims. The purpose of the present study was to explore the collective stressors of young adults. Method. The data was taken from 5 university students from both government and private universities. Purposive sampling technique was used to recruit the sample. Semi-structure interview was used to explore the different stress related factors among young adults. Result. This study used thematic analysis and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) approach. Result revealed major themes of young adults such as; perception and experiences, peer pressure, family expectation, psychological stressors, university environment, academic competition, social stressors and coping strategies for stressors. Conclusion. This study concluded that different levels of collective stressors badly effect educational, social and psychological life of young adults. Therefore, there is highly need to make some new counselling policies and coping strategies to reduce the stressors of young adults.