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Training in the psychiatry of mental handicap

  • Jona Lewin (a1)
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Over recent years there has been an increase in the number of training schemes in general psychiatry which offer posts in the psychiatry of mental handicap. I will describe my experience as a registrar during a nine month full-time placement in psychiatry of mental handicap as part of the Charing Cross Rotational Training Scheme in Psychiatry.

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Royal College of Psychiatrists (1978) Memorandum on mental handicap. Bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2, 5661.
Royal College of Psychiatrists (1980) Mental Deficiency Section. Bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 4, 61.
Royal College of Psychiatrists (1983) Mental handicap services – the future. Bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 7, 131133.
Royal College of Psychiatrists (1985) Registrar training in mental handicap. Bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 9, 206.
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  • Jona Lewin (a1)
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