Common mental disorders in nursing students of the professionalizing cycle

Elias Barbosa de Oliveira, Regina Célia Gollner Zeitoune, Cristiane Helena Gallasch, Eugenio Fuentez Pérez Júnior, Alexandre Vicente da Silva, Thiago Carvalho de Souza
2020 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Objectives: to verify the suspicion of common mental disorders in nursing students of the professionalizing cycle and the association with sociodemographic features. Method: cross-sectional study with a sample of 85 students from a public university in the state of Rio de Janeiro (RJ) who responded to the Self-Report Questionnaire-20 and sociodemographic questions. Results: the suspicion prevalence of common mental disorders (CMD) in the sample was 55.3% and it was identified the association
more » ... the association with the consumption of alcohol. Of the most frequent SRQ-20 complaints, 95.3% reported "feeling nervous, tense or worried", 72.9% "having difficulty making decisions", 60% "sleeping poorly" and 37.6% "having lost interest by things ". Conclusion: high prevalence of CMD in the sample and the association with the consumption of alcohol requires preventive and therapeutic actions among the students that minimize the possibility of severe mental disorders related to the consumption of alcohol and other drugs.
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2018-0154 pmid:32049229 fatcat:eywczaf2tvaqlb5v2wc6sxthby