Rural temperament and character: a new perspective on retention of rural doctors.

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OBJECTIVE This exploratory study serves as a starting point to establish a psychobiological profile for rural GPs. The overall aim is to describe how individual levels and combinations of temperament (mildly heritable) and character (influenced by sociocultural learning) traits allow GPs to flourish or fail in rural medicine. DESIGN In a mixed-method… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2007.00946.x

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@article{Eley2008RuralTA, title={Rural temperament and character: a new perspective on retention of rural doctors.}, author={Diann S Eley and Louise J. Young and Marilyn Shrapnel}, journal={The Australian journal of rural health}, year={2008}, volume={16 1}, pages={12-22} }