The attitudes of medical students towards homeless people: does medical school make a difference?

@article{Masson2003TheAO,
  title={The attitudes of medical students towards homeless people: does medical school make a difference?},
  author={Neil M Masson and Helen E Lester},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={869-72}
}
BACKGROUND Homeless people have greater health care needs than those who are housed, yet often experience difficulty in accessing health care. Evidence suggests that the attitudes of doctors can create significant barriers to health care for homeless people. METHODS A validated structured questionnaire, the Attitudes Towards the Homeless Questionnaire (ATHQ), was posted to a year group of 211 medical students 2 weeks prior to their starting at the University of Birmingham in 1997, and again… CONTINUE READING

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