Factors associated with mental health of medical students in Vietnam: A national study

Tran, Quynh Anh (2015) Factors associated with mental health of medical students in Vietnam: A national study. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This project was the first national study of the health and wellbeing of medical students in Vietnam. Data from over 2,000 students from eight universities indicate that, while the majority are healthy, significant proportions have poor mental and/or physical health and other life adversities. For many students, heavy academic demands were not a major stressor; rather, difficulties within their family, interpersonal relations, dissatisfaction with career choice and housing and financial problems appear to cause the most strain. This study provides evidence that will be useful for the development of professional counseling services in Vietnamese universities.

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ID Code: 84851
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Dunne, Michael, Sun, Hansen, & Carroll, Julie-Anne
Keywords: Depressive symptoms, Anxiety, Wellbeing, Medical Students, Childhood Adversity, Stressful Life Events, Academic Coping Strategies, Vietnam, Suicidal Ideation
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 31 Aug 2015 06:08
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 14:51

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