Social psychiatry

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 115–118 | Cite as

Attitudes toward research among residents in two Fellowship Programs

  • J. J. Lindenthal
  • C. S. Thomas
  • A. Thomas
The Psychiatric Hospital


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.


Public Health Mental Health Fellowship Program Health Minority Mental Health Minority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Lindenthal
    • 1
  • C. S. Thomas
    • 2
  • A. Thomas
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health ScienceCollege of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyNewark
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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