Women, Partners, and Mothers-Migratory Tendencies of Psychiatric Trainees Across Europe

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da Costa M. P., Giurgiuca A., Andreou E., Baessler F., Banjac V., Biskup E., ...More

FRONTIERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.7, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00143
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: maternity, parenthood, gender, training, workforce, migration, LABOR-MARKET, CARE, GLOBALIZATION, PARENTHOOD, GENDER, POLICY, US
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Introduction: Combining a successful career with family planning has become increasingly important in recent years. However, maintaining a relationship, deciding upon the optimal time for pregnancy and other family planning decisions can still be quite challenging, especially for junior doctors whose training is long and demanding. Currently, women form an important part of the medical workforce, and there is noticeable feminization in migration. However, little is known about the personal characteristics of junior doctors in Europe and how these play a role in their decision to migrate.