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Why do people choose psychiatry as a career? Why do others avoid it? Professor Anthony David explores these questions using writer and neurologist Oliver Sacks’ life story. In this podcast, Dr Raj Persaud talks to Professor David following his keynote lecture at the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ International Congress 2017 on The strange case of Dr Oliver Sacks.
Date published: 21 July 2017
Presenter: Dr Raj
Audio running time: 27 minutes
By the end of this podcast, we hope you will have
gained an understanding of:
factors affecting the current
recruitment crisis in psychiatry
the difference between
neurology and psychiatry in terms of treatment outcomes
the appeal of Sacks' writing
in terms of attracting people to psychiatry.
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