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Medical students on the value of role models for developing ‘soft skills’ - “That’s the way you do it”
Objective : The Soft Skills Project examined the professional development of medical students at the University of Pretoria, especially their doctor-patient interaction skills and professionalExpand
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The conceptualisation of "soft skills" among medical students before and after curriculum reform
Objective: This paper reports on the conceptualisation of "soft skills" as part of a study carried out among two groups of undergraduate medical students before and after curriculum reform at theExpand
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Syphilis sero-positivity in recently admitted and long-term psychiatric inpatients: Screening, prevalence and diagnostic profile
Background. Syphilis research has neglected the prevalence of the disease among psychiatric patients, and traditional syphilis screening has been reported as inadequate. Objectives. (i) To assess theExpand
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Training undergraduate medical students in 'soft skills' - a qualitative research project at the University of Pretoria : guest editorial
Extracted from text ... South African Psychiatry Review ? February 2006 12 GUEST EDITORIAL S Afr Psychiatry Rev 2006;9:12-14 Training undergraduate medical students in 'soft skills' - aExpand
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Self-Injury: Symbolic Sacrifice/Self-Assertion Renders Clinicians Helpless
Potter’s paper starts by situating self-injury in a broader discourse of body modifications. In this discourse the body is being used as a text, a tool to communicate meaning. The meaning that isExpand
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Guest Editorial Training undergraduate medical students in 'soft skills' - a qualitative research project at the University of Pretoria
C Kruger, WJ Schurink, A-M Bergh, PM Joubert, JL Roos, CW Van Staden,GE Pickworth ,RR Du Preez,SV Grey, BG Lindeque Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, SouthExpand
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Culture, trauma and dissociation: A broadening perspective for our field.
In the field of trauma and dissociation, culture has a significant influence on the clinical presentation of patients. A growing body of literature addresses the relationship between culture and di...
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