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| Published: March 25, 2015

Stress Evaluation of Dental Clinic Students and Its Related Factors

, Hossein Aghili

Associate professor of orthodontic department, dental school, shahid sadoughi university of medical science,Yazd,Iran 3General Dentist, DDS, Yazd, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

, Amirmohammad Mahabadi

librarian and search literacher officer, dental school, shahid sadoughi university of medical science,Yazd,Iran.5, Dental Student research, Isfahan University of medical sciences Isfahan, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.029/20140202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.029

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Background: Nowadays dentistry has been discussed in the most of the studies as a challenge and stressful fields.
So the aim of this study was to evaluate the stress level of Dental clinic Students and its related factors in the two different periods of time with 5-years interval times.
Materials and methods: This descriptive-analytic cross sectional study was done at the two different periods of times and their results were compared. A questionnaire was given to the all dental clinic students in the middle of the academic term for the 2005-2006 and 2010-2011 years. Data analysis was performed by using SPSS software and consisted of descriptive, chi-square, student t-test and Anova (using Tukey, post Hock comparison and linear regression)
Results: Statistical population of this descriptive-analytic cross sectional study consisted of 124 clinical students included 74 females and 50 males (P=0.031)in the first step and 100 students included 61 females and 39 males (P=0.028)in second assess. Overall the main stress factors were qualification created by professors of the departments, oral medicine department, exams and grades, restorative department, orthodontic department, large volume of educational materials.
Conclusion: Dentistry and specially it education is a stressful experience and we should try to create a calm environment without the additional stress.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.029/20140202

10.25215/0202.029

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015