A Comparative Study of Perceived Stress among Female Medical and Non-Medical University Students in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

@article{AlDabal2010ACS,
  title={A Comparative Study of Perceived Stress among Female Medical and Non-Medical University Students in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Badria K. Al-Dabal and Manal R. Koura and Parveen Rasheed and Latifa Saad Al-Sowielem and S. A. M. Makki},
  journal={Sultan Qaboos University medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={231-40}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to investigate any differences between female undergraduate medical and non-medical students for: 1) prevalence and causes of perceived academic stress, and 2) changes in physical, mental, psychological and emotional health as well as life-style since starting college studies. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted at Dammam University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, in January 2008. All 319 pre-clinical female medical students were included in the… CONTINUE READING

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