Silvia Gherardi

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Professional and practice-based learning brings together international research on the individual development of professionals and the organisation of professional life and educational experiences. It complements the Springer journal Vocations and Learning: Studies in vocational and professional education. Professional learning, and the practice-based(More)
In 1987, a multicentric research was carried out in Emilia-Romagna, an administrative area in northern Italy. Nine hundred and forty one people in the general medical sector were contacted to enter a two-stage procedure to identify DSM-III cases. Cases were recontacted for 3-month, 1-year and 2-year follow-ups. Eighty cases completing at least the one-year(More)
In three general medical settings (general practice, hospital medical wards and emergency rooms) about 20% of the adult attenders had a DSM-III mental disorder, mainly in the area of affective and anxious disorders. Some of these disorders were quite severe. Of those cases reassessed 1 year and 2 years after the first interview, less than a quarter reached(More)
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