Volume 13, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Winter 2007)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2007, 13(4): 48-52 | Back to browse issues page

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Dalband M, Farhadi Nasab A. Evaluation of Stress-Inducing Factors of Educational Environment in Hamadan Dentistry School’s Students. Avicenna J Clin Med 2007; 13 (4) :48-52
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Introduction & Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate stressor factors of educational environment in Hamadan dental school’s students in year 2002.

Materials & Methods: The study design was descriptive, cross-sectional and it was accomplished using a questionnaire which was taken from DES (dental environment stress) questionnaire. According to restricted number of statistical population all members of population (154 students) were evaluated as samples and this study was a survey one.   

Results: The results of this study indicated that most stressfull factors in dental students has been related to class work with mean score 3.18±0.83 and faculty-student relationship with mean score 3.05±0.83. Female students showed more total stress than male students (2.73 vs. 2.44). The fourth-year students had the most stress rate in all students of different years (3.05) and preclinical and clinical factors were the most stress-inducing factors of these students (3.63).

Conclusion: It is concluded that the environment of Hamadan dental school and the process of education in the field of dentistry is potentially stressful. Also there is a reverse relationship between level of stress in students and their academic efficiencies.

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