Shruti Prabhakaran Nair, MPTh, Shruti Kotian, BPTh
, and Rajani Mullerpatan, PhD, MScPT, MGM Institute's University Department of Physiotherapy, MGMIHS, Navi Mumbai Maharashtra, India.
This was a cross-sectional study conducted among undergraduate first-year MBBS, BDS, and BPTh students, aged 17-20 years in D.
All students of first-year MBBS (250), BDS (100), and BPTh (60) were included in the study.
Only 245 out of 250 MBBS students, 87 out of 100 BDS students and 57 out of 60 BPTh students could complete the questionnaire and were included in the study.
The main purpose of this study was to examine the stress level of MBBS, BDS, and BPTh first-year undergraduate students of the same university.
The first-year MBBS had no exposure to patients and clinics as compared to the first year of BDS and BPTh students.
The overall percentage of females in high-stress category was 50.87, 44.82, and 33.87 in BPTh, BDS, and MBBS students, respectively, which was highly significant.
This study concludes that stress was perceived by the majority of the first-year students belonging to MBBS, BDS, and BPTh courses.
The reverse stock split became effective at 5:00 pm Eastern Time on February 8, 2018, and the company's shares of common stock will begin trading on a split-adjusted basis on the Nasdaq Capital Market at the commencement of trading on February 9, 2018 under the company's existing symbol "BPTH
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