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Prevalence of Panic Disorder among Students of Medical University of Tirana (Albania)

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 3)

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Page : 844-847

Keywords : panic; diorder; anxiety; students; Tirana;

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Aim Evaluation of anxiety symptoms and panic disorder to Medical University students in first, second and third year. We evaluated anxiety symptoms related to panic disorders where the signs of anxiety which occurred suddenly and the dynamic and sponataneous growth of fear seem to be very aggravated and easly understood. Method The study was on the period April May 2014 (outside the exam season), that included students of five Faculties Medical University Tirana. To identify anxiety disorder especially panic disorder, Beck Inventory for Anxiety was used. After completing the questionnaire, which consisted of 21 signs of anxiety, all the screened persons who presented with more than four symptoms were evaluated, by psychiatrist as candidates considered to have panic disorder. DSM IV criteria where used. The sample chosen in this study consisted of 1282 students, where 851 females and 431 males. Screening with BAI questionnaire, students are asked for symptoms they had last month and the day of completing the questionnaire. The differences were analyzed. ampling was calcul Results We can notice that the majority of subjects in our study had low levels of anxiety (63, 6 %), while 21, 3 % have moderate levels of anxiety and 15, 1 % have severe levels of anxietated with WIN PEPI 4.0 (Windows Program for epidemiologists, version 4.0 panic, diorder, anxiety, students, Tirana

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