Laura Erna Toftegaard Pedersen

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INTRODUCTION Female medical students tend to prefer person-oriented specialties characterized by close doctor-patient contact and aspects of care. Conversely, male medical students tend to seek towards specialties with elements of autonomy, technology and "action" . Furthermore, female doctors will outnumber male doctors in Denmark by 2017 and this may have(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study is to study gender differences in social network and social support among university students with a special view to social relations as a coping strategy for dealing with personal problems. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 1,126 (48%) medical, psychology and liberal arts students who initiated their studies in 2006 or(More)
AIMS To study the social recruitment of medical students at the University of Copenhagen in 2006 and 2007 and compare it to the social recruitment in 1992, the Danish population and other study programmes. MATERIAL AND METHODS Questionnaire survey of first-year medical students from year 2006-2007. The population comprised 446 students, of whom 71% were(More)
INTRODUCTION Studies show that university students are at risk for eating disorders. However, risk behaviour has not been studied among Danish medical students, nor have the gender differences in risk behaviour been described in a Danish context. MATERIAL AND METHODS All first-year medical students (n = 979) received a questionnaire related to body(More)
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