Neurology training in psychiatry residency: Self-assessment and standardized scores

Ronald C. Albucher, Susan M. Maixner, Michelle B. Riba, Israel Liberzon

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Keeping pace with advances in neurosciences is, in part, predicated upon an adequate knowledge of neurology obtained during the psychiatrist's residency training. Results from a questionnaire assessing resident abilities in neurology and psychiatry were compared with Psychiatry Resident In- Training Examination (PRITE) scores. Self-confidence for treating neurological disorders declined with the progression of training; however, neurology PRITE scores improved significantly. Psychiatric PRITE scores and psychiatric self-confidence also improved over time. These findings have implications for current residency training criteria and education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-81
Number of pages5
JournalAcademic Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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