• Dr. Xuanwei Cui Economic school, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics


Altruistic Calling, Perceived Stress, Social support theory


Even though there has been much discussion about the relationship between altruistic calling and perceived stress, empirical research studies on the subject are scarce. By drawing on Social Support Theory, the current study aims to examine the impact of altruistic calling on perceived stress. The research design was a non-experimental quantitative design using a survey methodology. Data were collected from 94 students in three universities in the eastern region of China. The findings indicated that altruistic calling did not predict perceived stress, β = .08, t(92) = 1.26, p = .21. To conclude, the current study might play a key role in providing the groundwork for future research on the effects of altruistic calling on stress perception.


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How to Cite

Cui, X. (2023). DOES ALTRUISTIC CALLING REDUCE PERCEIVED STRESS: EVIDENCE FROM CHINA. Journal of Academic Research and Trends in Educational Sciences, 2(3), 240–255. Retrieved from