Enhancing the psychological health of medical students: the student well-being committee.


Journal Article

Medical schools' emphasis on technical excellence is sometimes at the expense of social and emotional development. This paper describes a programme, orchestrated by a vital Well-Being Committee, that involves students in a wide range of activities to enhance social and emotional well-being. The primary prevention of emotional impairment is the goal.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Coombs, RH; Virshup, BB

Published Date

  • January 1, 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 47 - 54

PubMed ID

  • 8208168

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8208168

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0308-0110

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1365-2923.1994.tb02684.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England