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Survey of Anxiety Levels and Its Relation to Students Demographic of Alborz University of Medical Sciences
R. Norouzinia, M. Aghabarari, M. Karimi, L. Sabzmakan, M. Mirkarimi, M. Khorasani
MSc in Nursing , Educational Development Center, Alborz University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Iran , kiarash_s_77@yahoo.com
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Background: Today, changing lifestyles, social relations and the advancement of technology causes fear, threats and concerns of different groups in society, especially students. Adverse impact of Anxiety on the efficacy and talents, personality and social identity formation of students, threat to achieve the goals of academic achievement and mental health. The present study was conducted to determine level of anxiety and some of their demographic correlates in the Alborz University of Medical Sciences in 1390. Methods: This study is a descriptive cross sectional study. The study population included all students of the Alborz university. 305 students were selected by stratified random sampling method. The data collection instrument was a demographic questionnaire and standardized Spielberger Anxiety Inventory. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical methods. Results: Based on our results, 64 percent of students were anxious. Anxiety levels were significantly higher in men than women (p=0.049). The level of anxiety and interesting in medical course (p<0.001), non-academic study (p=0.007) and a major physical illness (p=0.009) had significant correlations with together. Conclusion: Results showed a high percentage of students anxious. Regarding the relation between anxiety and other problems such as depression and other disorders including failure in educational function, social relationships and lifestyle, Training courses on coping skills for anxiety and stress as well as consulting services and further guidance is recommended for them.
Keywords: Anxiety, Demographic factors, Student
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/06/19 | Accepted: 2017/08/23 | Published: 2017/08/23
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Norouzinia R, Aghabarari M, Karimi M, Sabzmakan L, Mirkarimi M, Khorasani M. Survey of Anxiety Levels and Its Relation to Students Demographic of Alborz University of Medical Sciences. aumj 2012; 1 (4) :200-206
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