PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS AMONG UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS

Rajni Bala

Abstract


Background : Medical education is highly challenging and often places heavy demands on the mental health of the students.Stress and its psychological manifestations are currently a major source of concern.The M.B.B.S students suffer from high level of  stress that definitely affect the psychological  well being of these students.

Method : This was a cross sectional study on medical students of semester 1st to 4 th year.Data were collected using a Kesseler Psychological distress scale.

Result : Academic stress is the most important stressor of medical students.


Keywords


Psychological stress ,Medical students.

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