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Psychiatrists suffer from stigma too

  • Raj Persaud (a1)
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Psychiatry is a complex enterprise, requiring the longest training period required of any mental health profession. Yet doctors are playing a declining role in deciding health care policy. It is almost as if while acknowledging they would rather see a doctor than anyone else when seriously ill, lay public and politicians also prefer practically any alternative, other than a physician, when determining who should decide how health care is delivered.

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