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(Australia) High school seniors "experiencing clinical levels of stress" over exams

Nov 10, 2017, (Australia) WA Today: Stressed and scared: Calls for more support in WA schools for senior students http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/stressed-and-scared-calls-for-more-support-in-wa-schools-for-senior-students-20171109-gzidx4.html West Australian schools have been urged to provide greater support for year 12's sitting WACE exams, after the number of students experiencing clinical levels of stress had risen significantly. A study by the University of New South Wales revealed 42 per cent of year 12 students registered high levels of anxiety, severe enough to be of clinical concern. The ratio was nearly double the population norm and significantly larger than recorded by previous studies....