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Thorny Laurels: the Impostor Phenomenon in Academic Psychiatry

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This work was supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant SM60482. Parts of this paper were presented as workshops at the Association for Academic Psychiatry Annual Meetings in 2013 and 2014 and the Western Group on Educational Affairs Meeting in 2014. We are very grateful to Dr. Pauline Rose Clance, who generously shared her work with us.


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Seritan, A.L., Mehta, M.M. Thorny Laurels: the Impostor Phenomenon in Academic Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry 40, 418–421 (2016).

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