Attitudes toward research among residents in two Fellowship Programs
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The following represents a study of the attitudes towards research of two groups of residents who are participating in the Falk Fellowship Program of the APA and the APA-National Institute of Mental Health Minority Fellowship Program. Present and past fellows of both programs responded to mailed questionnaires designed to learn about what areas they believe should have been researched in the past as well as what they believe should be studied in the future. In addition, both groups of fellows were queried as to their attitudes and experiences regarding research. The findings of the study include important differences in attitudes among the two groups of fellows. Some of the implications of these findings are discussed.
KeywordsPublic Health Mental Health Fellowship Program Health Minority Mental Health Minority
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