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Study on Stress Among Male Resident Medical Students: A Cause of Concern

Submission: December 12, 2018; Published: April 15, 2019

Volume1 Issue5 April, 2019


Introduction: Stress is an inevitable part of medical education and is especially common in Resident medical scholars.

Objective: To study causes of stress among Resident medical students.

Material and methods: A cross-sectional study was carried in May 2015. A 140 male resident scholars were included and gave consent. A predesigned, semi structured questionnaire was used.

Result: Analysis shows that 71.4% of the respondents experienced stress. Being way from the family, large syllabus, and lack of time to revise were the major causes of stress among the students.

Conclusion: A good proportion of resident medical students were found to be stressed, with academic stressors being the major cause of stress among the subjects.

Keywords: Stress; Medical students; Residents; Hostels

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