The relationship between measures of unprofessional behavior during medical school and indices on the California Psychological Inventory.

@article{Hodgson2007TheRB,
  title={The relationship between measures of unprofessional behavior during medical school and indices on the California Psychological Inventory.},
  author={Carol S. Hodgson and Arianne Teherani and Harrion G Gough and Pamela Bradley and Maxine A. Papadakis},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 10 Suppl},
  pages={S4-7}
}
BACKGROUND Research studies on physicians disciplined by state medical boards showed specific types of unprofessional behavior were predictive of later disciplinary action. Similarly, law enforcement officers who received disciplinary action scored lower on certain scales of the California Psychological Inventory (CPI). METHOD This study used a case-control descriptive design and independent t tests to examine differences in scores on six psychological indices (CPI scales) by level of… CONTINUE READING