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Attitudes to Psychiatry in Malawi

Investigating the impact of an undergraduate psychiatry course on a cohort of Malawi medical students.

Authors: Julie E. Platt, Anna L. Beaglehole, Benjamin J. Baig, Johan Leuvennink, John M. Eagles.

Negative attitudes to psychiatry and mental illness may exist in undergraduate medical students and low to middle income countries.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of delivering an undergraduate psychiatry course to a cohort of Malawian medical students.

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