The attitudes of Israeli medical students toward residency in psychiatry.

@article{Abramowitz2005TheAO,
  title={The attitudes of Israeli medical students toward residency in psychiatry.},
  author={Moshe Zvi Abramowitz and Daphne Bentov-Gofrit},
  journal={Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={92-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors analyze attitudes toward psychiatry residency of Israeli medical students in preclinical years, compared with similar U.S. data. METHODS A 23-item questionnaire was administered anonymously to 181 Israeli medical students in their preclinical years and was completed by 70% of the students present. RESULTS Psychiatry was ranked most attractive as far as intellectual challenge was considered and least attractive when the degree to which it draws upon all aspects of… CONTINUE READING