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ISSN: 2641-1768

Scholarly Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Research ArticleOpen Access

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

Volume 2 - Issue 1

Sunil Kumar2,Neelam Kotwal1, Monika Malhotra2, Saurabh Sadotra2, Pankaj Kumar3 and Mohammad Sarwar Mir3*

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    • 1Former Medical Officer at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, India
    • 2IMO Grade 1 ESIC Hospital, India
    • 3SKIMS Soura, India

    *Corresponding author: Mohammad Sarwar Mir, SKIMS Soura, India

Received: December 12, 2018;   Published: December 18, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/SJPBS.2018.02.000126

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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

Materials 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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