Medical Students Need Psychological Counseling

Medical Students Need Psychological CounselingMedical Students Need Psychological Counseling

About 40% of medical students are in need of some sort of psychological counseling, said deputy health minister for cultural and student affairs. “According to the latest mental health screening among medical students (who number around 200,000 across the country) around 2% suffer from serious psychological disorders, and 18% are prone to some sort of psychological problem due to the pressures of their training and study,” Mohammadreza Farahani told IRNA. According to him, some students take drugs and it is found that 7% of them have experienced using harmful substances including tobacco, drugs, psychedelics or alcohol.


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