publication . Article . 2016

PREVALENCE, CAUSES AND PATTERNS OF ANXIETY TOWARDS EXAMINATIONS AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS COPING: A STUDY AMONG MEDICAL STUDENTS

Tassadaq, Mohammad Munaim; Naseem, Muhammed; Zafar, Mehnaz;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2016
  • Publisher: Trakya University
Abstract
Aims: The objective of this study is to assess symptoms of test anxiety among medical students and its association with various academic, social and health-related factors. The specific aims are to determine: the prevalence of symptoms of test anxiety, the factors responsible for and different patterns of test anxiety, the correlation of socio-demographic data with test anxiety in medical students and the attitude towards coping strategies developped by them to deal with test anxiety.Methods: A sample size of 200 medical students meeting the inclusion criteria and giving consent was chosen from all professional years from the Ras Al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sc...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Test anxiety scale, medical students, relaxation techniques, anxiety, stress
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publication . Article . 2016

PREVALENCE, CAUSES AND PATTERNS OF ANXIETY TOWARDS EXAMINATIONS AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS COPING: A STUDY AMONG MEDICAL STUDENTS

Tassadaq, Mohammad Munaim; Naseem, Muhammed; Zafar, Mehnaz;