Study of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Suicide Risk and Resilience in Undergraduate Medical Students

Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Suicide Risk and Resilience in Undergraduate Medical Students

  • Gaurav Verma Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, VarunArjun Medical College Banthra, Shahjahanpur, U.P.
Keywords: Anxiety, Stress, Resilience, Depression

Abstract

Background: To assess depression, anxiety, stress, suicide risk and resilience in undergraduate MBBS 1st Professional medical student.Subjects and Methods:48 first professional MBBS students were participated in study before educational intervention. DASS, Suicidal behaviour questionnaire-Revised (SBQ-R), Connor Davidson’s resilience scale were used.Results:Results showing that 43.75% having moderate depression, 25% have moderate anxiety and stress. 29.16% students have SBQ-R≥7 (considered at risk of suicide). Depression has positive correlation with stress, anxiety and suicide. No significant correlation was found between resilience and depression, anxiety, stress and suicide risk.Conclusion: We need more such studies to assess mental wellbeing of medical students and appropriate measures to tackle the threat of suicide of future healer.

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Published
2019-12-30
How to Cite
Gaurav Verma. (2019). Study of Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Suicide Risk and Resilience in Undergraduate Medical Students. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(4), PY01-PY03. https://doi.org/10.21276/ajmr.2019.8.4.PY1