General Medicine: Open Access

ISSN - 2327-5146

K. Senthil Kumar

Department of Physiology, Meenakshi Medical College and RI, India


  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Stress and Assessment of Stressors among Private Medical Practitioners in Kanchipuram
    Author(s): Archana S. Pawar and K. Senthil Kumar

    Introduction: Medical profession by itself is open to various challenges. Challenges are in the form of handling patients individually, decision making in the mode of treatment, competency etc. Are the medical practitioners of today equipped to face these challenges? It is a known fact that doctors are prone for more stress from various previous studies. This study basically aims at analysing their stress levels and assessing their stressors and to make them think about re-modifying their life style and to inculcate measures to relieve their stress. This would enhance an opportunity to cope with the stress, thus having impact on their health. Aim: To identify the prevalence of levels of stress in the medical practitioners in Kanchipuram. Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted among private medical practitioners in Kanchipuram. The participants were allopathic doctors wi.. View More»

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