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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 389-393

Social anxiety and its effect on self-efficacy among family medicine residents in Riyadh


1 Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, Majmaah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ruwaili
Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_360_17

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Background: Social anxiety is a common disorder that characterized by fear of social situations. Social anxiety disorder causes several problems including alcohol abuse. Its prevalence is high, and it affects work and education. Self-efficacy influences any action the individual takes. Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of social anxiety disorder and its effect on self-efficacy on family medicine residents. Materials and Methods: This study included 200 participants of family medicine residents; two validated scales were incorporated in one questionnaire to investigate the social anxiety and self-efficacy. Results: The prevalence rate of social anxiety was low among family medicine residents, and there was no difference between the levels of anxiety and other demographics, there was a negative correlation between social anxiety levels and self-efficacy. Conclusion: There was a negative correlation between social anxiety and self-efficacy, where high levels of social anxiety were related to low levels of self-efficacy.


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