Psychiatric Quarterly

, Volume 51, Issue 4, pp 307–311 | Cite as

Problems of foreign born psychiatrists

  • Yoosuf A. Haveliwala
Articles

Abstract

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.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Vispo RH: Critique of alternative models.Psychiatr Q 47:139–143, 1973.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Lin T: Psychiatric training for foreign medical graduates: A symposium. I. Introduction.Psychiatry 34:233–234, 1971.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Jilek-Aall L: The western psychiatrist and his non-western clientele.Can Psychiat Assoc J 12:353–359, 1976.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Knoff HF, Oken D, Prevost JR: Meeting training needs of foreign psychiatric residents in state hospitals.Hosp Commun Psychiat 27:35–37, 1976.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kim HA: Transplantation of psychiatrists from foreign cultures.J Am Acad Psychoanal 4:104–112, 1976.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Human Sciences Press 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoosuf A. Haveliwala

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations