Volume 3, Issue 3 (9-2021)                   Tabari Biomed Stu Res J 2021, 3(3): 38-44 | Back to browse issues page

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Shooraj M, Mahdavi S A. A Review on the Effect of Anxiety on Academic Performance in Medical and Paramedical Students. Tabari Biomed Stu Res J 2021; 3 (3) :38-44
URL: http://tbsrj.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-3741-en.html
1- Student Research Committee, Amol School of Paramedical Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
2- Department of Paramedicine, Amol School of Paramedical Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
Introduction: Test anxiety is one of the most important phenomenon and main concerns in educational contexts all over the world that influence on students’ presentation. Likewise, apprehension among medical and paramedical students deserves superior consideration due to its important implications. Medical and paramedical universities are known as a stressful situation that often has an undesirable result on students’ educational enactment, physical health, and psychosocial health. The purpose of this investigation is to review the existing studies on the prevalence of depression and anxiety among medical and paramedical students attending the universities in Iranian or foreign academic context, to investigate different out comes in this regard.
Material and Methods: In the current study, the databases of PubMed, Google Scholar, SID, and Magiran were investigated and related articles were reviewed.
Results: The findings revealed that students’ gender, academic level of study and self-efficacy are effective factors influencing the students’ test anxiety.
Conclusion: It seems crucial to take an effective action for managing anxiety in medical and paramedical academic context. Consequently, the current investigation is useful for practitioners and educational administrators in medical education context.
Type of Study: Review | Subject: Health Education
Published: 2021/09/1 | ePublished: 2021/09/1

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