Comparison of psychopathology in medical and non medical College students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Talaei, ali and Fayyazi bordbar, reza and Mokhber, naghme and Hojjat, kaveh (2006) Comparison of psychopathology in medical and non medical College students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 8 (30). pp. 5-10.

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Some psychopathologies and high rates of stress have been reported among medical students higher than others in some reseavehes. Based on importance of mental health in physicians and their responsibilities we designed this study to assess the role of field of study in psychopathology of college students. Methods and Materials: In this cross-sectional study, 69 medical interns and 57 MSC & PhD students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, were assessed by a questionnaire concerning age, sex, marital status, habitat and income. Psychiatric evaluation was performed by the use of SCL-25 pnestionaire. The two groups were selected by simple cluster method, then they were compared in their 9 subscore of SCL-25 onestionair Relation between the age, sex, and other variables and psychopathology was assessed. Results: There was no signification difference between the two groups in 9 sub scores of SCL-25 one stionaire (p>0.05). Psychopathology in general and interpersonal hostility in especial were higher among male students of the two groups. Somatization in married students and depression in single members of both groups was highest. Phobia and paranoid ideas were not related to age , sex, and marietal status. Conclusion: Based on this study no endence was Round to rvove the velation between psychopathology and standing Medicine but other factors like sep and marietnl field of academic study does not related psychopathology and such factors as sex and marietal status seem to need move resemches and have move important role.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 22:28
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