ERIC Number: EJ899529
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Teaching Psychiatric Residents about Paraphilic Disorders
Wise, Thomas N.
Academic Psychiatry, v34 n5 p373-377 Sep-Oct 2010
Objective: The author describes a program for psychiatric residents in evaluating patients with paraphilic disorders. Methods: The program curriculum offers clinical education in paraphilic disorders and is organized by various perspectives within psychiatry, including the disease model, the life story, the dimensional perspective, and the behavioral perspective. Results: Graduates of this program generally find this clinical and educational rotation very useful in their future work. Conclusion: To develop an effective teaching module for paraphilic disorders, programs need an interested and knowledgeable faculty and an adequate clinical experience.
Descriptors: Models, Graduates, Psychiatry, Patients, Clinical Experience, Graduate Medical Education, Program Descriptions, Medical Evaluation, Mental Disorders, Autobiographies, Education Work Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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