Ramsha Irum, Muhammad Talha Anwar, Ayesha Ali Khan
Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of depression among the medical students and to improve their output and focus towards their career. Methodology: 450 students from class 1st year to 5th year were included. Results: The study shows that the depression and anxiety is highly prevalent among the students of medicine. The level of psychological stress in medical students is quite higher as compared to the students of other fields. The study reveals that the female students suffer more as compared to male proportion of the students. And the prevalence of depression increases in the first 3 years of study. Conclusion: The depression and psychological stress among health professionals and medical students across globe is increasing in order to alleviate unnecessary stress among students, serious measures should be taken to ensure support service delivery to the students on institutional and on government level. Keywords: Psychological, Health Professionals, Demotivation, Stimuli, Depression.