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    My parents don't want me to study medicine as a result of my mental health. They are saying it is a bad decision because of the stress involved. What should I do in this situation? I know in my heart I want to be a doctor... should I just forget this and choose something else to do?
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    mental health can spiral out of control very quickly
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    (Original post by 1lastchance)
    My parents don't want me to study medicine as a result of my mental health. They are saying it is a bad decision because of the stress involved. What should I do in this situation? I know in my heart I want to be a doctor... should I just forget this and choose something else to do?
    This is just like choosing a subject you like and one that you're good at.

    Make sure you know you can cope with the stress, and you want to be a doctor so the only thing holding you back is the mental stress but i guess that's up to you.
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    If are successful in getting an offer you will need to pass a medical check as part of the conditions, so it could be worth speaking to potential universities first to see if they envisaged any problems.
 
 
 
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