publication . Doctoral thesis . 2007

Future doctors : Mental distress during medical education: cross-sectional and longitudinal studies

Dahlin, Marie;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Medical education is long and stressful and medical students may suffer from mental distress. The aims of this dissertation are threefold; to investigate levels of distress in medical students at one Swedish medical school, to examine gender differences in such distress and to study individual and environmental determinants of distress. Major outcome measures were self-rated depression, burnout and interviewer-rated psychiatric morbidity. The thesis consists of two cross-sectional (I, II) and two longitudinal (III, IV) studies of medical students at Karolinska Institutet, examined by questionnaires (all) and interviews (III). A study s...
mesheuropmc: education
free text keywords: MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP, Medical students, stress, depression, burnout, gender, suicidal ideation, personality, MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES
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