International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015


A Study of Perceived Stress among Undergraduate Medical Students of a Private Medical College in Tamilnadu

Satheesh B. C., Renuka Prithviraj, P. Siva Prakasam


Abstract: The awareness of stress relieving techniques has led to the decline of stress among the population as a whole as revealed by various studies. But the same does not apply to the student community more so the medical students. The present study was conducted to determine the problem of stress in a private medical college so as to design and implement prevention and control strategies. Method adopted was a cross-sectional study design and the study population comprised of medical students at different stages of training in the institution. Cohens PSS scale was the instrument used for the purpose. The study revealed that majority 200 (59.9 %) of the students in all the semesters showed mild stress and the proportion of severe stress was about 4 (1.2 %). This stresses the role of implementing immediate intervention programmes


Keywords: Stress, medical students, academic performance


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015,


Pages: 994 - 997


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Satheesh B. C., Renuka Prithviraj, P. Siva Prakasam, "A Study of Perceived Stress among Undergraduate Medical Students of a Private Medical College in Tamilnadu", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB15255, Volume 4 Issue 1, January 2015, 994 - 997

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