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The Psychiatric Residency and Professional Socialization
Journal of Health and Human Behavior
Vol. 6, No. 4 (Winter, 1965), pp. 197-206
Published by: American Sociological Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2948636
Page Count: 10
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A residency training program in psychiatry was studied in terms of (1) the place of the socializing institution in a wider professional community, and (2) how socialization occurred. It was found that ties to a specific professional community outside of the institution set the professional values to which candidates were exposed, and also guided the selection of appropriate candidates. Finally, a series of "mechanisms of socialization" were identified which were embedded in the course of experiences through which the candidate passed.
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