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Anxiety and Depression in Medical Students Related to Desire for and Expectations from a Medical Career

External pressures, desire to become a medical doctor and expectations from medical education have significant effects on anxiety and depression levels of medical students.


Objective: In this article, we aimed to analyse the anxiety and depression levels of medical student’s related to their desire for a career in medicine and expectations from that career.

Methods: In a cross-sectional design, students from the first two years of medical school filled-out a questionnaire consisting of demographics, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scales (HADS) and questions about their medical career decision.

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e-Published: 02 Oct, 2013
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