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Are psychiatry attachments in developing countries for the British trainee useful?

  • Ruth McCutcheon (a1)
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Experience of psychiatry in a developing country is not generally regarded as pertinent to the training of the British psychiatrist. In this article I draw on my own experience of a psychiatric attachment in India to argue that such experience can be useful and relevant for British psychiatry trainees, and that it should be encouraged.

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BJPsych Bulletin
  • ISSN: 0955-6036
  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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Are psychiatry attachments in developing countries for the British trainee useful?

  • Ruth McCutcheon (a1)
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