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Laugharne, Richard; Appiah-Poku, John; Laugharne, Jon; Shankar, Rohit – Academic Psychiatry, 2009
Objective: Most sub-Saharan African countries have fewer psychiatrists than one per one million people. One possible reason could be that medical students have a negative attitude toward the specialty. The authors evaluated the attitudes toward a career in psychiatry of final-year medical students in Kumasi, Ghana, and compare these with attitudes…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Negative Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Psychiatry