‘Neurophobia’: 3 reasons why medical students reject neurology as a career option

Aversion to neurology  – so-called ‘neurophobia’ – is widespread among Australian medical students and junior doctors because of a perception that it is a difficult and uncertain speciality. The concept was coined in the 1990s to describe the fear held by medical students that neurosciences and clinical neurology belong in the ‘too hard’ basket  because ...

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