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Burnout, neurotic symptoms and coping strategies in medical students

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Burnout, neurotic symptoms and coping strategies in medical students

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dc.contributor.author Tereszko, Anna pl
dc.contributor.author Drozdowicz, Katarzyna pl
dc.contributor.author Szymura, Mateusz Filip pl
dc.contributor.author Taurogiński, Bartłomiej [SAP20019238] pl
dc.contributor.author Tuleja, Aleksandra pl
dc.contributor.author Korzeniowski, Wojciech pl
dc.contributor.author Kozłowska, Agata pl
dc.contributor.author Siwek, Marcin [SAP20010629] pl
dc.contributor.author Dudek, Dominika [SAP20001542] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-17T08:59:19Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-17T08:59:19Z
dc.date.issued 2015 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1509-2046 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/136991
dc.language eng pl
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dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses *
dc.title Burnout, neurotic symptoms and coping strategies in medical students pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 17-22 pl
dc.abstract.en the early stages of a medical career - as early as in medical college. Medical studies are considered one of the most stressful majors, leading to early burnout and other related symptoms such as neurotic symptoms. Our aim was to examine this topic by assessing burnout and neurotic symptoms as well as strategies of coping with stress experienced during each year of studies. Method: We used a web-based questionnaire, consisting of the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS), Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS) and Symptom Checklist S-III, and invited medical students at various stages of a 6-year medical course to fill it in online. Questionnaire was filled by 781 students in total. Results: Statistical analysis revealed an interesting pattern of symptoms severity in students, with highest scores at the beginning and at the end of the medical course and the lowest score during the 3rd year of studies. This pattern was clearly visible for MBI-SS Exhaustion, and somewhat less pronounced for MBI-SS Cynicism and S-III scores, where only the decrease of symptoms was significant. Coping strategies seemed to be similar for all medical students with a higher score for the Distraction scale among the 3rd - year students compared with the 2nd-year students. Discussion: These results, however unexpected, seem to be consistent with available literature, emphasizing higher levels of stress experienced during great changes regarding expectations in students at the beginning of their course and in soon-to-be doctors. Conclusions: The results prompt to reflect on ways of countering emerging symptoms of burnout not only in experienced students, but also among those starting medical college. pl
dc.subject.en burnout pl
dc.subject.en stress pl
dc.subject.en neurotic symptoms pl
dc.subject.en students pl
dc.subject.en medical course pl
dc.description.volume 17 pl
dc.description.number 4 pl
dc.description.points 12 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.12740/APP/60446 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2083-828X pl
dc.title.journal Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Lekarski : Zakład Zaburzeń Afektywnych pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Lekarski : Klinika Psychiatrii Dorosłych pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl
dc.cm.id 75457
dc.cm.date 2020-01-07
.pointsMNiSW [2015 B]: 12


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