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J Health Dev 2015, 4(3): 235-0 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of Stressors among the students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences through Life Change Unit (LCU)
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Introduction: Students of Medical sciences are exposed to various stressors threatening their health. This research was done to measure stressors by the Life Change Unit (LCU) among students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Methods: This cross – sectional descriptive, analytical study was performed on 189 students in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The research tool was a self-made questionnaire consisting 54 items related to life change and also demographic information and stress symptoms during the last year. Data analysis was performed through SPSS 18 and using t-test and ANOVA. Results: The most stressing factors were intrapersonal stressors. There was a significant correlation between LCU stressors and the respondents’ educational program (P=0.003), year of entrance (P=0.004) and gender (P=0.001). Conclusion: TUMS students, mostly, medical and nursing students, were seriously exposed to stressors. Benefiting from student advisory centers and improving the students’ self confidence to decrease the stress of students are recommended.
Keywords: Stress, Medical Sciences Students, Life Change Unit  
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/06/13
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Assessment of Stressors among the students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences through Life Change Unit (LCU). J Health Dev. 2015; 4 (3) :235-0
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