Matters of form

Before we review these fundamental issues of psychiatric education we shall first address some perennial but less crucial matters of setting, curriculum, and 'orientation' in psychiatric education. Although we will describe our own psychiatric residency programme in some detail, we hold that excellent psychiatric education can occur wherever teachers and students meet to care for patients together in a structured fashion. The programmes may be organized around principles of thought derived from any orientation—if that orientation is acknowledged, is candidly discussed between students and faculty, and demonstrably leads to progress. Setting, curriculum, and orientation are the elements, not the essence, of an educational programme.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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