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