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Chinese and English Psychiatric Nurses' Attitudes on Schizophrenia

  • Graham Thornicroft (a1) and Tom Trauer (a2)
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In parallel with more open political access for Westerners to China over the last decade, there has been a proliferation of interest in Chinese psychiatry. The pre- and post-liberation developments of the specialty have been reviewed. Further, increasingly detailed and balanced first-hand accounts by Western psychiatrists of visits to Chinese facilities have appeared.

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Chinese and English Psychiatric Nurses' Attitudes on Schizophrenia

  • Graham Thornicroft (a1) and Tom Trauer (a2)
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