Fahad Khalid Al Bahili, Faris Abdullah Alaskar, Abdullah Ali Al-Shehri, Dr. Abdullah M. Al-Rabeah
Abstract: Objectives To assess anxiety and depression levels among third year imam medical college students. Methodology A cross sectional study was done on the 3rd year imam university college of medicine students in Riyadh city on 2013. A questionnaire was given to 50 students, present in the class. Conclusion The study confirms that Depression and anxiety are common among medical students. Little is known about the contribution of different curricula approaches to perceived stress and what coping strategies institutions and students apply to help alleviate stress. Large, prospective, multicenter, multi-method studies are needed to identify personal and curricula features that influence stress, depression, anxiety and coping strategies among medical students.
Keywords: Stress, depression, anxiety, Saudi Arabia, medical student, Imam University