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A study of psychiatrists' concepts of mental illness.

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BACKGROUND: There are multiple models of mental illness that inform professional and lay understanding. Few studies have formally investigated psychiatrists' attitudes. We aimed to measure how a group of trainee psychiatrists understand familiar mental illnesses in terms of propositions drawn from different models. METHOD: We used a questionnaire study of a sample of trainees from South London and Maudsley National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust designed to assess attitudes across eig...

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10.1017/s0033291708004881

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Harland, R More by this author
Antonova, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
967-976
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:cd382d4d-0c0c-4759-ad87-38c31a9b8c32
Source identifiers:
403446
Local pid:
pubs:403446

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