Enrichment activities in the medical school psychiatry programme – could this be a key to engaging medical students in psychiatry? A study from a high secure forensic psychiatric UK hospital

@inproceedings{Mortlock2017EnrichmentAI,
  title={Enrichment activities in the medical school psychiatry programme – could this be a key to engaging medical students in psychiatry? A study from a high secure forensic psychiatric UK hospital},
  author={Anna-Marie Mortlock and Ignazio Puzzo and Sophie Taylor and V. Visha Kumari and Susan Young and Samrat Sengupta and Mrigendra Das},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The majority of research studies on medical student attitudes toward psychiatry focus on influencing factors and the medical school experience. This study evaluates the effectiveness of a one-day visit to a high secure forensic psychiatric unit on medical students' attitudes towards psychiatry and also assesses career intentions and the factors influencing these. METHOD Change in attitudes and career intention were measured by administering a questionnaire, which included the 30… CONTINUE READING

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