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Psychiatric knowledge and attitudes in Nottingham medical students

  • J. Paul Ryley (a1) and Trevor Friedman (a2)
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Psychological and psychiatric issues represent a significant proportion of the workload of all doctors. Nonetheless junior doctors often have an unsatisfactory knowledge of psychiatry. Previous studies have examined how hospital doctors say they manage psychological problems (Mayou & Smith, 1986), and attitudinal factors among medical students (Wilkinson et al, 1983).

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BJPsych Bulletin
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  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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Psychiatric knowledge and attitudes in Nottingham medical students

  • J. Paul Ryley (a1) and Trevor Friedman (a2)
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