Stress among Medical Students and Its Association with Substance Use and Academic Performance

@inproceedings{Melaku2015StressAM,
  title={Stress among Medical Students and Its Association with Substance Use and Academic Performance},
  author={L. S. Melaku and Andualem Mossie and Alemayehu Negash},
  year={2015}
}
Background. Chronic stress among medical students affects academic performance of students and leads to depression, substance use, and suicide. There is, however, a shortage of such research evidence in Ethiopia. Objective. We aimed to estimate the prevalence and severity of stress and its association with substance use and academic performance among medical students. Methods. A cross-sectional survey was conducted on a sample of 329 medical students at Jimma University. Data were collected… CONTINUE READING

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