Psychiatric Quarterly

, Volume 51, Issue 4, pp 307–311

Problems of foreign born psychiatrists

  • Yoosuf A. Haveliwala

DOI: 10.1007/BF01082834

Cite this article as:
Haveliwala, Y.A. Psych Quart (1979) 51: 307. doi:10.1007/BF01082834


This paper describes problems incurred by those psychiatrists practicing in the United States who were born outside of the United States of America. It describes issues related to practice, politics, and understanding of a culture alien to them. It also focuses on some of the advantages of being a foreigner in the field.

In conclusion, the paper recommends specific training to be incorporated in residency programs to address issues identified by the author.

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© Human Sciences Press 1979

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  • Yoosuf A. Haveliwala

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