Cause And Effect On Stress

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Stress can be defined in several definitions. According to Pinel (2003), stress is a physiological response to become aware of threat that happen around some people. However, in other terms, it is defined as a reaction of a body that requires a physical, emotional adjustment, or mental response (Kumar & Bhukar, 2013). Accoring to Salam, Yousuf, Bakar and Haque (2013) medical students face higher stress level than other faculty students. Regarding to Sathya Devi and Shaj Mohan (2015), stress arises when the combination of internal and external pressures exceeds the individual’s resources to cope with their situation. In this research, the researcher defines stress as a pressure that face by individual mentally and physically that lead them to depression in their life. Elias, Ping, and Abdullah (2011) found that undergraduate students have moderate levels of stress with a mean stress score 926.39 and standard deviation 288.38. They also found that students of medicine and health have the highest stress level. Their result support recent report of Dyrbye and colleagues (2006) which is stated that medical students have high risk of depression disorders and anxiety disorders compared to the general population. The other group that have higher level of stress is the final year students. The mean and standard deviation score is 1026.7 and 267.6 respectively. This research concluded that year of study has their own effect on stress among the students. Regarding to stressors,

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