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ERIC Number: EJ551324
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6283
Psychological Distress and the "Medical Student Syndrome" in Abnormal Psychology Students.
Hardy, Marjorie S.; Calhoun, Lawrence G.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n3 p192-93 1997
Briefly reviews the syndrome in which medical students begin to take on the symptoms of their patients. Discovers that, although studying psychological disorders decreased students' anxiety about their own mental health, it increased their concern regarding family members. These students also are more likely to seek psychological treatment. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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