Personality, gender and medico-legal matters in medical practice.

  title={Personality, gender and medico-legal matters in medical practice.},
  author={Louise M Nash and Michele Daly and Maree Johnson and Carissa M. Coulston and Christopher C Tennant and Elizabeth H van Ekert and Garry Walter and Simon Willcock and Merrilyn Margaret Walton},
  journal={Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists},
  volume={17 1},
OBJECTIVES The aim of this paper was to explore the relationship between the personality traits of Australian General Practitioners (GPs) and their gender, work practice arrangements, and history of medico-legal matters. METHODS A cross-sectional self report survey was mailed to 1239 GPs. There were 566 respondents (45.7% response rate to survey). The survey assessed personality traits (using the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire), demographic and practice information, and history of medico… CONTINUE READING
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