Title: The Effect of Stress on Dental Students

Authors: Nouf Al-abdulwahed- Abeer Adel, Faten Al-Sayed -  Leena Abdulaziz, Sharifa Al-Asmari -Amal Al-ahmari, Dr Mai Al-Khudairy

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This study was conducted involving a group of 500 dental students to directly compare perceived stress levels encountered during their education and Clinical years. A modified questionnaire based on Demographic informations, Physical Symptoms (PHQ-15), Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) and General Health “GHQ-12”provided to the students by papers. The purpose of the investigation was to determine if the sources of stress reported by first or Fourth dental students, A several statistical analysis was also conducted to measure stress differences between didactic and clinical year dental student. The overall findings show that the fourth year dental students had greater levels of stress than first year students.

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Nouf Al-abdulwahed- Abeer Adel