Prevalence of Stress among Medical scholars
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 4592-4595
AbstractMedical scholars are exposed to various stress throughout their university studies. Such stress comes from economic problems, health matters, social life & academic understanding. Stress can have positive or negative effect on their academic outcomes. The study aims to explore the demographic distribution of stress in medical scholars. All undergraduate medical scholars at Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Srikakulam, were requested to contribute in the study. The study was a cross-sectional study. After approval of the Institution Ethical Committee & informed written consent from Medical scholars, the study was conducted. K-10 Questionnaire for stress was used for the assessment of prevalence. 190 medical scholars contributed in the study. Of these, 127 (66.84%) were females and 63 (33.16%) were males. The prevalence of stress level in this study was 66.31%. As compare to males, Female scholars showed higher level of stress. Among undergraduate medical scholars, first year scholars have more stress compare to higher years.
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