Depresión, ansiedad y estrés en estudiantes cubanos de Estomatología durante el rebrote de la COVID-19

Translated title of the contribution: Depression, anxiety and stress in Cuban dental students during the COVID-19 resurgence

Ibraín Enrique Corrales-Reyes, José Daniel Villegas-Maestre, Renzo Felipe Carranza-Esteban, Oscar Javier Mamani-Benito

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Abstract

Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on the mental health of students and is necessary to evaluate these psychological manifestations. Objective: To identify the levels of depression, anxiety and stress in Cuban Stomatology students during the outbreak of COVID-19. Methods: Observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study. The Depression, Anxiety and Stress scale, validated for the undergraduate of Dentistry in Cuba was used. The scale was available in a Google form. Facebook, Telegram and WhatsApp social networks were used to invite the students. Depression, anxiety and stress were categorized according to cut-off points and descriptive statistics were obtained. Results: Of the 329 surveyed from 16 universities, 74,16 % suffered from depression, anxiety 63,22 % and stress 68,69 %. In general, 55,62 % suffered from depression, anxiety and stress. Conclusions: Symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress were identified, being the severe categories the most prevalent in the students of Dentistry.

Translated title of the contributionDepression, anxiety and stress in Cuban dental students during the COVID-19 resurgence
Original languageSpanish
Article numbere02201720
JournalRevista Cubana de Medicina Militar
Volume51
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2022

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