The Relationship Between Anxiety Levels and Blood Pressures of Laboratory Practicum Participants Among Medical Students in University of Tadulako
AbstractUniversity students are potentially to suffer academic related stress or other psychological problems. Anxiety is a term used for some disorders which cause nervousness, worry, fear, and apprehension. Student may suffer different levels of anxiety in different period including exam period or test period. this condition can lead to overload and certain health problems. This is a cross sectional study involving 128 medical students attending biochemistry laboratory practicum in Faculty of Medicine Tadulako University. Automatically tensimeter was applied to measure the blood pressure and HARS was used to measure anxiety levels. There is a correlation between anxiety and blood pressure with p=0.005 and coefficient correlation 0.247.
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