Measures used by medical students to reduce test anxiety.

  title={Measures used by medical students to reduce test anxiety.},
  author={Hasnain Afzal and Sara Afzal and Saad Ahmed Siddique and Syed Anwar Ahmad Naqvi},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={62 9},
OBJECTIVE To determine test anxiety in medical students and to assess the measures used by them to reduce it. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted in August 2009 at the Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, and involved 388 medical students who were voluntary participants. The 10-item Westside Test Anxiety Scale, was used to measure anxiety and the pre-designed questionnaire asked the students about the frequent measures used by them to overcome anxiety during exams and their… CONTINUE READING

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