Zoom fatigue among medical students: Predictors and association with depression

Published: 12 December 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/7bx659nthd.1
Thammanard Charernboon


Objective: This study aims to evaluate the associated factors of Zoom fatigue and explore its correlation with depression among medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 1st to 6th-year Thai medical students. The online survey included a demographic and health behavior questionnaire, the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), and the Thai version of the Zoom Exhaustion & Fatigue Scale (ZEF-T). Results: Among the 386 participating students, 221 (57%) were female, with a mean age of 20.6 years. The prevalence of Zoom fatigue was 9.6%. The prevalence of depression was 61.9%, and there was a significant correlation between depression and the Zoom fatigue (p = 0.004).



Thammasat University Faculty of Medicine


Psychology, Psychiatry