Psychiatric impairment in medical students.

  title={Psychiatric impairment in medical students.},
  author={Leah J. Dickstein and Judith J. Stephenson and Luc Hinz},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={65 9},
This retrospective study of 217 medical students (at one school over an eight-year period) who had sought psychiatric consultation and treatment was designed to verify earlier findings about medical students' psychiatric impairment and to investigate other, more recently highlighted issues. The authors hypothesized that (1) more of the women would be seen for psychiatric consultation; (2) overall, the problems and diagnoses of the students would differ according to gender and academic class; (3… CONTINUE READING