Posts tagged anxiety
Breaking the silence: the hidden injuries of neo-liberal academia

How are you? I am totally stressed at the moment, to be honest. Work is piling up and I’m just drowning. I don’t know when I’m going to have time to start on that secrecy and silence book chapter – I’m so, so late with it now, and I feel really bad that I’m letting Roisin down, but I literally never have a second. I know, I know exactly what you mean. I mean, I had 115 e-mails yesterday and they all needed answering.

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Reconstructing my identity: an autoethnographic exploration of depression and anxiety in academia

The purpose of this paper is to offer an insight into mental health illness in academia, and its impact on academic identity. Design/methodology/approach The study adopts an evocative autoethnographic approach, utilising diary entries collected during the author’s three-month absence from her university due to depression and anxiety.

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Management of stress and anxiety among PhD students during thesis writing: a qualitative study

Today, postgraduate students experience a variety of stresses and anxiety in different situations of academic cycle. Stress and anxiety have been defined as a syndrome shown by emotional exhaustion and reduced personal goal achievement. This article addresses the causes and different strategies of coping with this phenomena by PhD students at Iranian Universities of Medical Sciences.

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