Attitudes, knowledge, and perceptions of Chinese doctors toward drug abuse.

@article{Tang2005AttitudesKA,
  title={Attitudes, knowledge, and perceptions of Chinese doctors toward drug abuse.},
  author={Yi-lang Tang and Anna Wiste and Pei-xian Mao and Ye-zhi Hou},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={215-20}
}
We assessed the attitudes, knowledge, and perceptions of Chinese doctors who worked with drug abusers to provide direction for planned drug and alcohol education and training. A 34-item questionnaire was developed; 523 copies were distributed and 446 (84.5%) validated copies were collected. Half of the respondents (50.0%) had no formal training before they started treating drug abusers. Among them, only 16.6% were psychiatrists. Less than half of the respondents agreed that drug abuse… CONTINUE READING

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