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Survey of Work- Related Stress in Medical Students in Iran

Journal: Asian Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 68-72

Keywords : Stress; medical students; work-related health problems;

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Stress is the second most frequently reported work-related health problems after musculoskeletal diseases, affecting 22% of workers in the European Union (EU). Work-related stress is one of the major causes of occupational ill health. In recent years various international organizations have set initiatives in motion to raise awareness regarding the psychosocial risks of work-related stress. In 2013, 140 of Intern and Phisiopathology students of Azad Medical University in Shahrood were recruited to take part in a cross-sectional study. The data collection was a questionnaire. The results showed that frequency of work-related stress in students was 70.26%. The average of age was 24.44. There is significant relationship between work-related stress and sex, age, and housing.It was concluded on the basis of survey, and resukts that attention to prevention of work-stress disorders should be considered as priority in medical schools. For the students exercise training courses for understanding the harms of this condition causes are necessary.

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