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Table 3 Interviewer-rated psychiatric conditions (MINI)

From: Burnout and psychiatric morbidity among medical students entering clinical training: a three year prospective questionnaire and interview-based study

  All
(n = 81)
Low burnout
(n = 46)
High burnout
(n = 34)
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Major depression 5 (6.2) 1 (2.2) 4 (11.8)
History of depression (n = 76) 32 (41.6) 13 (28.9) 18 (58.1*)
Dysthymia 1 (1.3) 0 (0) 1 (2.9)
Hypomania ever 4 (4.9) 0 (0) 3 (8.8)
Mania ever 1 (1.2) 0 (0) 1 (2.9)
Social Phobia 6 (7.6) 2 (4.3) 4 (11.8)
Generalised Anxiety Disorder 3 (3.7) 2 (4.3) 1 (2.9)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 0 (0) - - - -
Panic disorder 0 (0) - - - -
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 0 (0) - - - -
Alcohol abuse 5 (6.2) 2 (4.3) 3 (8.8)
Alcohol dependence 6 (7.4) 2 (4.3) 4 (11.8)
Bulimia 1 (1.2) 1 (2.2) 0 (0)
Anorexia nervosa 0 (0) - - - -
Psychiatric caseness† 21 (27.2) 9 (19.6) 12 (35.3)
  1. Variables and numbers in italics refer to historic, not present symptoms.
  2. †Presence of either Major Depression, Dysthymia, Hypomania ever, Mania ever, Social phobia, Generalised Anxiety disorder, Alcohol abuse, Alcohol dependency or Bulimia nervosa.
  3. * p > 0.05, Fisher's Exact test