Factors affecting stress among Indian dental students.

  title={Factors affecting stress among Indian dental students.},
  author={Shashidhar Acharya},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  volume={67 10},
The aim of this study was to investigate the perceived sources of stress and the role of parents in its etiology among dental students in a private dental school in India. A modified Dental Environment Stress (DES) Questionnaire was administered to 256 dental students. The main sources of stress were found to be fear of facing parents after failure, full loaded day, and fear of failing course or year. Students whose first choice of admission was dentistry experienced less stress than students… CONTINUE READING
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