Record number :
2385038
Title of article :
Prevalence of Depression Among Students of Urmia University of Medical Sciences (Iran)
Author/Authors :
AGHAKHANI، NADER نويسنده Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran , , Sharif Nia، Hamid نويسنده Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery of Amol, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran , , Eghtedar، Samereh نويسنده Inpatient Safety Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran , , Rahbar، Narges نويسنده MSc, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran. , , Jasemi، Madineh نويسنده PHD Student in Nursing, Member of Student Research Committee, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Surgical Nursing, Tabriz, East Azarbaijan , , Mesgar Zadeh، Maryam نويسنده MSc, Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran. ,
Issue Information :
دوفصلنامه با شماره پیاپی 0 سال 2011
Pages :
5
From page :
131
To page :
135
Abstract :
Objective: A depressive disorder is an illness that involves the body, mood, thoughts and behaviors. This study was performed to identify the presence of depression among medical students of Urmia University of Medical Sciences. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 700 undergraduate medical and basic sciences students. Beck depression inventory (BDI) used for data gathering. Results: Mean score of BDI was 10.4 ± 0.8 and 52.6% of students scored under the depression threshold. Four of them had severe depression. Results showed no significant relationship between depression and age, education, sex, rank of birth or duration of education. Conclusion: Prevalence of depression that can affect the students’ quality of education and social behavior was high in Urmia University of Medical Sciences.
Journal title :
Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (IJPBS)
Serial Year :
2011
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