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A survey of risk assessment skills and training among health professionals in Pakistan

  • Rameez Zafar (a1), Khurram T. Sadiq (a2) and Sylvia A. Khan (a3)

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Over the past two decades, psychiatric services have evolved globally and generally there has been a gradual transition from hospital-based practice to a more community-based approach. The stigma associated with psychiatry has somehow diminished and society in general can now relate better to this field of medicine.

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  • Rameez Zafar (a1), Khurram T. Sadiq (a2) and Sylvia A. Khan (a3)

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  • Rameez Zafar (a1), Khurram T. Sadiq (a2) and Sylvia A. Khan (a3)
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