Factors in medical school that predict postgraduate mental health problems in need of treatment. A nationwide and longitudinal study.

@article{Tyssen2001FactorsIM,
  title={Factors in medical school that predict postgraduate mental health problems in need of treatment. A nationwide and longitudinal study.},
  author={Reidar Tyssen and Per J\orgen Wiggen Vaglum and Nina Tangnaes Gr\onvold and Oivind Ekeberg},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2001},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={110-20}
}
CONTEXT Physicians show an increased prevalence of mental health problems, the first postgraduate years being particularly stressful. OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of mental health problems during the fourth postgraduate year, and to investigate whether it is already possible to predict such problems at medical school. SUBJECTS A cohort of medical students (n=396) from all Norwegian universities, who were approached in their graduating semester (baseline) and in their fourth… CONTINUE READING

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