Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Undergraduate Medical students of Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar
Background: Medical education is intended to prepare graduates for a promoting health and caring for the sick. Poor psychological health in medical students has been reported nationwide. There is insufficient information regarding psychological morbidity among Nepalese medical students. The main objectives of this study is to assess the depression, anxiety and stress among undergraduate medical students of NoMCTH, Biratnagar. Materials and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional research design was adopted for the study including students of 1st year and 2nd year. Stratified random sampling technique was used to collect the sample. The Depression, Stress & Anxiety (DAS) scale was used and self-administered questionnaire method was used for data collection. Additional questions regarding demographic variables were also included in the study. Data analysis was done on Statistical Package for the Social Sciences SPSS version 23.