Perceived sources of stress amongst dental students: A multicountry study

  • M. N. Alhajj, Y. Khader, A. H. Murad, A. Celebic, E. Halboub, J. R. Márquez, C. C. Macizo, S. Khan, B. B. Basnet, J. E. Makzoumé, M. D. de Sousa-Neto, R. Camargo, D. A. Prasad, M. Faheemuddin, S. Mir, S. Elkholy, A. G. Abdullah, A. A. Ibrahim, M. S. Al-Anesi, A. A. Al-Basmi
  • European Journal Of Dental Education, April 2018, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/eje.12350

A multi-country study on stress among dental students

What is it about?

Stress negatively affects students performance. Assessing stress and sources of stress among dental students is of paramount importance in order to ease or even avoid these stressors and subsequently improve students performance and achievement.

Why is it important?

It is important to know how the students we teach are affected by daily activities. It assist us with teaching and understanding them. More over, it assists us to improve our educational programmes


Professor Saadika Begum Khan
University of the Western Cape

Its a good study and publication as it allows us to see how similar students are across the world. It was a good experience to complete this study and publication with these authors, so much so that we are busy with another study.

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The following have contributed to this page: Sahar Elkholy, Mohammed Nasser Alhajj, Professor Yousef Khader, Dr Anupama Prasad D, Esam Halboub, Amna Ibrahim, and Professor Saadika Begum Khan