Scientific article
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Why medical students choose psychiatry - a 20 country cross-sectional survey

CollaboratorsBondolfi, Guido
Published inBMC medical education, vol. 14, 12
Publication date2014

Recruitment to psychiatry is insufficient to meet projected mental health service needs world-wide. We report on the career plans of final year medical students from 20 countries, investigating factors identified from the literature which influence psychiatric career choice.

  • Adult
  • Attitude
  • Career Choice
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Personality
  • Psychiatry
  • Questionnaires
  • Students, Medical/psychology
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
FAROOQ, Kitty et al. Why medical students choose psychiatry - a 20 country cross-sectional survey. In: BMC medical education, 2014, vol. 14, p. 12. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-12
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ISSN of the journal1472-6920

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