Depression in Medical Students: A Worldwide Psychiatric Issue Or Much Ado About Nothing?

Farida Bibi Mughal*
PG Scholar, Masters of Science in Nursing, Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Karachi, Pakistan.
Periodicity:May - July'2018


Depression is extremely prevalent and a serious health concern throughout the world. Students are suffering from mental health issues due to multiple factors and the most highlighting factor is the field of study. Medical students suffer a lot due to the the tough studies that induce stress, anxiety, and depression in them. The aim of this paper is to identify a case scenario and to incorporate model of causes and consequences of student distress in order to draw preventive measures to reduce burden of mental illness.


Medical Students, Depression and Stressors, Anxiety, Mental Illness.

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Mughal,F.B.(2018). Depression in Medical Students: A Worldwide Psychiatric Issue Or Much Ado About Nothing?. i-manager’s Journal on Nursing, 8(2), 40-42.


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