Child Psychiatry and the Undergraduate Curriculum
- 1 Downloads
The author surveyed child psychiatrists, general psychiatrists, family practitioners, and pediatricians about the role of child psychiatry in the undergraduate medical curriculum. While the four groups were in high agreement on the importance of most topics, nonpsychiatric physicians differed on: the diagnosis of learning disorders, understanding and management of common behavioral problems, adolescent drug abuse, and ability to do brief supportive psychotherapy. A model curriculum is proposed based on survey results.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 4.Light, D.: The impact of medical school on future psychiatrists. American Journal of Psychiatry, 132:601–610, 1975.Google Scholar
- 5.Callen, K. E., Davis, D.: What medical students should know about psychiatry: The results of a survey of rural general practitioners. Am-merican Journal of Psychiatry, 755:243–244.Google Scholar
- 6.Fisher, J. V., Fowler, H., Febrega, H.: Family Physicians want more postgraduate psychiatric training. Patient Care 7:54–57, 1973.Google Scholar
- 8.Callen, K. E.: Psychiatric education of nonpsychiatrists: Is it relevant to medical practice? Psychoso matics January 1980. 21:1, 43–54.Google Scholar
- 10.Education and Training of the Child Psychiatrist. American Academy of Child Psychiatry Committee on Training, March 26,1976.Google Scholar
- 11.The Future of Pediatric Education. A Report by the Task Force on Pediatric Education, 1978.Google Scholar
- 12.Rosen, D. H., Reiser, D. E: Patient-centered Medicine: Teaching the Psychiatric and Psychosocial Aspects of Medical Practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott/Harper & Row, in press.Google Scholar