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Improved Attitudes to Psychiatry: A Global Mental Health Peer-to-Peer E-Learning Partnership

Keynejad, Roxanne; Garratt, Elisabeth; Adem, Gudon; Finlayson, Alexander; Whitwell, Susannah; Sheriff, Rebecca

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Objective: Health links aim to strengthen healthcare systems in low and middle-income countries through mutual exchange of skills, knowledge, and experience. However, student participation remains limited despite growing educational emphasis upon global health. Medical students continue to report negative attitudes to psychiatry in high-income countries, and in Somaliland, the lack of public sector psychiatrists limits medical students' awareness of mental healthcare. The authors describe the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164875
Source: Academic Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1007/s40596-014-0206-8

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