Prevention of Depression among Nursing Students

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Thanapol Bundasak
Narumol Jungasem
Alisa Supsung
Wanna Chaichanarungruang


         Depression is a significant mental health problem among nursing students. Nursing students are also an at-risk group for depression because nursing students have to adapt to their physical development, psychological development, and new environments. If they cannot adapt, it affects their mental health, developing various problems, especially depression. Depression is a cause to drop out from the college, repeat class or retirement. The most severe impact of depression in nursing students is a suicide. Considerable evidence shows that effective prevention of depression should be the focus by reducing risk factors and enhancing protective factors, which help nursing students maintain good mental health and a successful nursing education outcome


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