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Financial stress during medical residency training: an experience from Iran

Authors Zamani M, Zamani V

Received 15 January 2016

Accepted for publication 18 January 2016

Published 25 February 2016 Volume 2016:12 Pages 487—489


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Roger Pinder

Mohammad Zamani,1 Vahid Zamani2

1Student Research Committee, Department of Medicine, 2Vice-Chancellery for Health, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

We have read with great interest the article by Abdulghani et al,1 in which they well documented the high prevalence of stress among the Saudi Arabian medical residents and its effects on their working efficacy and general physical health during the residency training. This important issue similarly applies in Iran. Previous surveys performed on the Iranian resident trainees revealed the increased levels of psychological and emotional disorders such as depression, anxiety, and stress among them.2–4

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