ERIC Number: EJ201582
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Identification with the Patient in a Psychiatry Clerkship.
Crawford, James W.; Siomopoulos, V.
Journal of Medical Education, v54 n4 p333-35 Apr 1979
Problems encountered in a psychiatry clerkship when the medical student identifies in various ways with his psychiatric patients are described. The patterns of this identification process and the effects on student-patient interaction are included. The students were enrolled at the University of Illinois School of Medicine. (Author/JMD)
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Empathy, Higher Education, Identification (Psychology), Interaction, Internship Programs, Interpersonal Relationship, Medical Education, Medical Students, Practicums, Program Descriptions, Psychiatry, Psychological Patterns, Student Problems, Student Teacher Supervisors
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A