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RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 206-208


Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan

Nasim Ilyas, Nadia Junaid, Mohammad Farooq, Shiekh Kashif Rahim, Mohammad Sair, Wasif Hassan Awan.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the frequency of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted from 28th Feb to 30th June 2017 using the non-probability convenience method sampling at Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad. Total 250 students from of 1st to 5th-year MBBS were included by selecting every 2nd student of each class. A close-ended questionnaire was used by interview method.
Results: Response regarding nervousness before an exam revealed that 38% showed no signs of nervousness, 52% felt nervous, and 10% had always experienced nervousness. Response regarding mind goes blank during an exam showed that 34% never experienced this, 54% experienced it sometimes, whereas 12% always had. Response regarding troubled sleep the night before an exam showed that 37% had never experienced this problem, and 34% had trouble sleeping sometimes whereas 29% had always.
Conclusion: There was a high prevalence of anxiety in medical students.

Key words: Anxiety, frequency, medical students.


 
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Ilyas N, Junaid N, Farooq M, Rahim SK, Sair M, Awan WH. Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 206-208.


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Ilyas N, Junaid N, Farooq M, Rahim SK, Sair M, Awan WH. Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=91673 [Access: April 05, 2022].


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Ilyas N, Junaid N, Farooq M, Rahim SK, Sair M, Awan WH. Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 206-208.



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Ilyas N, Junaid N, Farooq M, Rahim SK, Sair M, Awan WH. Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 206-208.



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Ilyas, N., Junaid, . N., Farooq, . M., Rahim, . S. K., Sair, . M. & Awan, . W. H. (2022) Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. RMJ, 47 (1), 206-208.



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Ilyas, Nasim, Nadia Junaid, Mohammad Farooq, Shiekh Kashif Rahim, Mohammad Sair, and Wasif Hassan Awan. 2022. Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 206-208.



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Ilyas, Nasim, Nadia Junaid, Mohammad Farooq, Shiekh Kashif Rahim, Mohammad Sair, and Wasif Hassan Awan. "Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 206-208.



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Ilyas, Nasim, Nadia Junaid, Mohammad Farooq, Shiekh Kashif Rahim, Mohammad Sair, and Wasif Hassan Awan. "Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 206-208. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Ilyas, N., Junaid, . N., Farooq, . M., Rahim, . S. K., Sair, . M. & Awan, . W. H. (2022) Assessment of anxiety in medical students of Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 206-208.








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