The effect of a self-development coaching program on the psychological health and the academic performance among medical and dental students in Saudi Arabia

Aboalshamat, Khalid (2015) The effect of a self-development coaching program on the psychological health and the academic performance among medical and dental students in Saudi Arabia. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

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Abstract

Observational studies have shown that medical and dental students have poor psychological health worldwide; however, few interventional studies have been used to test approaches to help students. This thesis used a randomised control trial study design to evaluate the effect of a self-development coaching program on psychological health and the academic performance among medical and dental students in Saudi Arabia. The outcomes indicated that these medical and dental students in Saudi Arabia experienced high levels of depression, anxiety and stress, and that the self-development coaching program was a promising intervention to improve students' psychological health.

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ID Code: 91305
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Hou, Janet & Strodl, Esben
Additional Information: The Faculty has granted an embargo until 05 December 2016.
Keywords: self-development, Coaching, medical students, dental students, dental education, psychological health, academic performance, self-help, mental health, medical education
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 16 Feb 2016 05:58
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2016 05:58

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