Mistreatment of Trainees: Verbal Abuse and Other Bullying Behaviors

  title={Mistreatment of Trainees: Verbal Abuse and Other Bullying Behaviors},
  author={John Coverdale and Richard Balon and Laura Weiss Roberts},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
Medical school and residency training programs are intended to provide positive educational and mentorship experiences and to inculcate a culture of professionalism and collegiality. Academic psychiatrists often contribute greatly to these positive efforts, given the emphasis in their work on psychotherapeutic and interpersonal skills and their attentiveness to conflict prevention and resolution. It is very reasonable to expect, therefore, that occasions of verbal abuse or bullying of trainees… 

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  • 2011
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