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Zolhavarieh S M, Rezaei M, Roshanaei G, Ferydooni Mehr M, Shabani Derakhshan S. Survey of Job Stress among Interns of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran, in 2018. Avicenna J Clin Med 2020; 27 (1) :61-67
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Background and Objective: Studying in the medical field is a stressful condition, and the present study aimed to evaluate this issue.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on a total of 93 medical interns according to census data. The scores of Hospital Stress Scale were classified as low (35-69), intermediate (70-104), and severe (105-175) stress. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics indices using SPSS software (version 16).
Results: Out of 93 interns, 36 (38.7%) and 57 (61.3%) participants were male and female, respectively. The mean value of job stress was 109.9±10 within the range of 86-129. According to the obtained results, 30 (32.3%) and 63 (67.7%) subjects had moderate and severe stress, respectively. The score of severe stress was higher in women than that reported for men (66.7% and 64.69%; P=0.780). The relationships between weekly working hours, working shifts, chemical factors, and biological factors with the stress score were positive and significant. In addition, the relationships between weekly working hours with communication with superior and colleague and inadequacy were negative and significant.
Conclusion: The interns have high occupational stress, and female students and individuals with longer working hours experience higher levels of occupational stress.
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