Stressors and starting points for health-promoting interventions in medical school from the students’ perspective: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Ktter2015StressorsAS,
  title={Stressors and starting points for health-promoting interventions in medical school from the students’ perspective: a qualitative study},
  author={Thomas K{\"o}tter and Nadine Janis Pohontsch and Edgar Voltmer},
  booktitle={Perspectives on medical education},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Medical education is considered very challenging and connected with high levels of psychosocial stress for students. The aim of this study was to identify stressors and possible starting points for health-promoting interventions from the perspective of the students themselves. METHODS We conducted two focus groups with medical students from pre-clinical and clinical semesters. We analyzed the data using content analysis following Mayring's approach. RESULTS The stressors in the… CONTINUE READING

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