Assessment of mental well-being in second-year medical students
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 4, Pages 1034-1039
AbstractBackground: Medical education is the most stressful compared to any other courses. Every student who enters medical school must come across a lot of hardships. Aims and objectives: The present study was undertaken to assess the mental well-being of the students so that can offer counselling to them with management strategies. Materials and methods: A total of 90 second-year MBBS students were part of the study after obtaining written informed consent. Depression, anxiety, and stress were assessed using a standard questionnaire called DASS. This is a self-administered questionnaire and is freely available online. Spatial and verbal memory test was used to assess the participants’ cognitive functions. These are standard tests available in the literature.
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