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Is Going To Medical School Depressing?

Depression: Yes, for many of us.  Researchers surveyed more than 3,000 medical students in year 1 and year 4 with surveys including validated scales for depression, stress, coping methods, and social support.  Predictors of depression in year 4 were found via multivariate … Continue reading

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Depression In Internship

Depression: Following up on their work showing that depression is quite common in medical trainees, the authors present a qualitative analysis of comments contrasting the text of answers to open-ended questions of interns who became depressed compared with those who did … Continue reading

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Residents Continue To Be (Even More) Depressed

Residency: In a systematic review of studies published from the 1980s to the 2010s, the prevalence of depression or depressive symptoms among residents was found to be 28.8%. Specialty, post-graduate year, country, median age, and percentage male were not predictors … Continue reading

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