Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044


Arunpreet Sahota

University of Leicester, United Kingdom

  • Case Report   
    The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Medical Students - A Case Study Reflection
    Author(s): Arunpreet Sahota*

    Introduction: Depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders among adults, previously seen as an acute and self-limiting illness, but now recognised as a chronic, lifelong illness. The importance of mental health and wellbeing has been recognised among young adults and moreover healthcare professionals. Interviewing a patient with chronic anxiety and depression, I reflect how these relate to published literature of the metal health and wellbeing of medical students. Methods: Interviewing a patient suffering with chronic anxiety and depressive illness, I highlight a number of areas I found thought provoking and review the published literature relating to mental health and wellbeing of medical students. Results: The prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms in medical students is around 27.2%.. Read More»

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