Psychological Distress, Academic Burnout and Resilence among Medical Students

Authors

  • Sundas Riasat Student of BS psychology, Department of Humanities, COMSATS University Lahore. Author
  • Huma Yasin PhD Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Central Punjab, Lahore and Lecturer psychology, Department of Humanities, COMSATS, Lahore. Author
  • Hamna Zahid PhD Scholar, Department of Psychology, Government College University, Lahore and Lecturer Psychology, Department of Humanities, COMSATS, Lahore Campus. Author

Keywords:

psychological distress, academic burnout, Resilience, medical students

Abstract

Current quantitative Research is conducted to explore the association between psychological distress, academic burnout (emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and academic efficacy) and resilience among medical students. Convenient sampling technique was chosen to collect data from the sample of (N =307) age range between 17 to 26 years (M=21.82, SD=1.66) Demographics questionnaire, K10. Academic burnout scale and brief resilience scale were used. The findings of this research indicates  that Resilience is negatively associated with psychological distress and academic burnout(emotional exhaustion and cynicism) and psychological distress has a positive association with academic burnout( emotional exhaustion and cynicism) and demonstrate a negative relationship with resilience furthermore the findings suggest that resilience is not moderating the association between psychological distress and academic burnout and the findings also leads to that the level of psychological distress is significantly different based on gender

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2024-03-24

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Psychological Distress, Academic Burnout and Resilence among Medical Students. (2024). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 5(1), 52-63. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/215

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