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A Visit to Baghdad

  • Andrew C. Smith (a1)
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In 1973, Morris Carstairs, writing in the Journal (123, 271–77) on the psychiatric problems of developing countries, made references to Baghdad: the newly completed teaching hospital had very few nurses, and might have been a misguidedly expensive project for a developing country; there were no psychiatric beds in the teaching hospital; the out-patient clinic was primitive; and the students learnt psychiatry only by visits to the unsatisfactory mental hospital.

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A Visit to Baghdad

  • Andrew C. Smith (a1)
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