Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Personal characteristics of students entering higher medical school

Year: 2014, volume 10 Issue: №2 Pages: 311-314
Heading: Proceedings of all-Russia week of science with international participants Article type: Original article
Authors: Akimova O.V., Shchibrya A.V., Aranovich I.U.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The article presents the structure of personal features of students decided to devote their life to medical profession, their personal readiness for a profession of a doctor. 241 students going to enter the Saratov Medical University in 2013 serve as an object of research. Methods of research included psychology tests on a self-assessment of a mental state, ability to empathy, a motivation orientation. Result. It was revealed that the majority of respondents low level of uneasiness, low level of frustration, the average level of aggression, the average level of a rigidity, and also high rates on an empathy scale. The types of the personality in relation to work are emotive and intuitive. Prevalence of motive of achievement of success or motive of avoiding of failures directly depends on specifics of a situation. Conclusion. Students possess qualities which are necessary in professional activity for doctors, namely high resistance to stress, absence of fear before difficulties, low level of rigidity, high level of empathy, the average level of aggression. Students are motivated on success, in situations when they are fully confident.

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