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Evaluation of stress in students graduating from Occupational Therapy
Cadernos Brasileiros De Terapia Ocupacional-brazilian Journal Of Occupational Therapy. Sao Carlos: Cuba Editora, v. 26, n. 1, p. 153-161, 2018.
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Introduction: Preparation for professional practice concurrent with personal growth of the students graduating from Occupational Therapy can trigger stress. Objective: The present research aimed to evaluate the prevalence of stress indicators in 31 students graduating from the course of occupational therapy of a public University. Method: Data were collected through a semi-structured interview for characterization of the profile of the participants and the Lipp Stress Symptoms inventory. Results: The results indicated that all were female, age of 21 years and 4 months old and single. The majority (84%) presented indicators of stress in some phases, with predominance of resistance (61.5%), followed by exhaustion (34.6%). Students have reported difficulties in meeting the training rules, reduced recreation and leisure time, emotional involvement with the patients problems. They also reported good relationsship with supervisors and students. Conclusion: The results reveal the need for emotional support as a primary factor for the students' academic and professional success.