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Mental health of Medical Students in Almaarefa College

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.6, No. 2)

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Page : 1360-1364

Keywords : Mental health of Medical Students in Almaarefa College;

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Introduction Mental health describes a level of psychological well-being or an absence of a mental disorder. Mental health may include an individual's ability to enjoy life, and create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience Objective- - Described the types of mental health problems encountered with students in Almaarefa College. - Described the distribution of mental health problem in different colleges. - Identified the factors mental health associated with grades. Methods A cross sectional study was completed in Al-maarefa colleges in thirty percent from each collegeincluded all female Section in Almaarefa College using a close ended questioning 1n 2014. Results 245 students participated in this study, half of them were medical students. In the findings of this study majority of the medical students were found suffering from anxiety and having unpleasant feelings like sadness and unhappiness, while nervousness and tenseness were higher in the other students that were majoring in other fields. Regarding the results of the symptoms of depression there was high percentage of students feeling pessimistic about their future. Conclusion This study shows high significant of feeling sad and unhappiness was in medical students more than students in other collage, and other symptoms ( tenseness, anxiety, and nervous) were similar in both medical students and non-medical students. The highly prevalence of symptoms of depression was feeling pessimistic about the future and not enjoying thing as before. The majority live with their family and had good GPA and those who developed decreasing in their GPA was during study in the collage. The majority of students not feel ashamed of consulting a psychologist. They have good knowledge about mental health. Recommendation ? Deal with negative stress factor to minimize of depression and mental deterioration ? power of fatalism and trust their god

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