Psychological State of Students of Health Sciences During COVID-19
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04769284|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 24, 2021
Last Update Posted : February 24, 2021
University students report high levels of stress, anxiety and depression every year, which, according to some research, responsible for university administration and popular media, constitutes a global crisis of mental health of students at these levels.
Exposure to academic stress directly compromises students' motivation and attitudes towards learning.
High levels of perceived distress in the face of inadequate resources to deal with the situation leaves people at risk of developing major psychiatric problems, especially when this distress is prolonged or severe.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Stress, Psychological Anxiety Depression Covid19||Other: Mental health student|
Main goal:Study the impact of socio-demographic, personal and health factors that determine the performance / perception of pandemic stress) in students of Bachelor's degrees in Health Sciences.
- Analyze the relationship between socio-demographic and personal characteristics and the perception of stress related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Identify the relationship between the perception of stress related to the Covid-19 pandemic and the role of gender / physical activity and the academic performance of undergraduate students in Health Sciences.
Methodology All variables will be obtained only once by means of a survey through google form. The questionnaire will be disseminated to all students of the degrees, by institutional email, through direct contact with the delegates of each course. After the first two weeks, a reminder will be made following the same routes. There will be no follow-up.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||332 participants|
|Official Title:||Psychological State of University Students of Health Sciences During COVID-19|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 12, 2021|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 20, 2021|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 21, 2021|
- Other: Mental health student
An ad-hoc questionnaire was designed that included sociodemographic variables related to the characteristics of the students. The variables sex, age, degree, employment situation, coexistence situation, economic situation, origin environment, country of origin, time of residence in the Spanish State were collected.
- Gender stereotypes: Short version of the Bem Sex Rol Inventory (BRSI).
- International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
- Abbreviated Goldberg Anxiety Scale EADG
- Modified version of EPP-10 related to COVID-19 (EPP-10-C)
- Modified version of EPP-10 related to COVID-19 (EPP-10-C) [ Time Frame: 3 minutes ]EEP-10-C; modified version of the 10-item perceived stress scale (EEP-10), it is also composed of 10 items; each offers 5 response options: never, almost never, occasionally, almost always, and always. Items 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 and 10 are scored directly from 0 to 4 and items 4, 5, 7 and 8, conversely, from 4 to 0
- Abbreviated Goldberg Anxiety Scale EADG [ Time Frame: 3 minutes ]It examines four fundamental psychiatric areas: depression, anxiety, social inadequacy, and hypochondria. It contains 9 questions and the cut-off points are equal to or greater than 4 for the anxiety scale, and equal to or greater than 2 for the depression scale.
- Gender stereotypes: Short version of the Bem Sex Rol Inventory (BRSI). [ Time Frame: 4 minutes ]The 12-item questionnaire collected 6 instrumental or masculine items (strong personality, acts as a leader, has the character of a leader, dominant personality, defender of their beliefs and makes decisions easily), and 6 expressive or feminine items (tender, gentle, warm, affectionate, understanding and sensitive to the needs of others). People answered each of the questions about their self-perception, using a 7-point Likert-type scale
- Short International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) [ Time Frame: 4 minutes ]
The IPAQ consists of 7 questions about the frequency, duration and intensity of activity (moderate and intense) carried out in the last seven days, as well as walking and sitting time in a work day.
Reference Mets values are: walking 3.3 Mets, moderate physical activity: 4 Mets, vigorous physical activity: 8 Mets.
- Sociodemographic variables [ Time Frame: 4 minutes ]An ad-hoc questionnaire was designed that included sociodemographic variables related to the characteristics of the students. The variables sex, age, qualification, employment situation, coexistence situation, economic situation, origin environment, country of origin were collected.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04769284
|Faculty of Health Sciences. Zaragoza's University|
|Zaragoza, Spain, 50009|
|Study Director:||Beatriz F Rodríguez Roca||Zaragoza´s University|
|Study Director:||Estela F Calatayud Sanz||Zaragoza´s University|
|Study Director:||Isabel F Gómez Soria||Zaragoza´s University|
|Study Director:||Ángel M Gasch Gallén||Zaragoza´s University|