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Ahmadi J. A Study of Depression in Medical Students. IJPCP. 1995; 1 (4) :6-12
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1661-en.html
, Department of Psychiatry, Shiraz Medical Sciences University
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Two random samples, consiting of 100 female and 100 male medical students stydying at medical school of Shahid Chamran University in Ahwaz were administered by Beck Depression Invemtory. Male students scored somewhat lower on BDI than the females but the difference was not significant. The same result was true when students enrolled in basic sciences courses and those in clinical courses were compared. Only 1% of men and 2% of females were found to be suffering from severe depression. The precentage of female students experinecing hoplessness was found to be twice as that of male students. More over ideas of self-harm was found to be 7% in both groups.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
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