ERIC Number: EJ240086
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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The Decision to Enter Medicine: Motivations, Social Support, and Discouragements for Women.
Kutner, Nancy G.; Brogan, Donna R.
Psychology of Women Quarterly, v5 n2 p341-57 Win 1980
Women medical students indicated that wanting to serve others, independence, and interest in science were strong motivations for entering medicine. Women, more often than men, cited the challenge of a medical career and high occupational prestige; they were also more likely to have been discouraged from entering medicine. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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