To which countries do European psychiatric trainees want to move to and why?

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Pinto da Costa M., Giurgiuca A., Holmes K., Biskup E., Mogren T., Tomori S., ...More

EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY, vol.45, pp.174-181, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2017.06.010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.174-181
  • Keywords: Psychiatric trainees, EFPT, Training, Workforce, Migration, Brain drain, BRAIN-DRAIN, HEALTH-PROFESSIONALS, DOCTORS, UK
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Background: There is a shortage of psychiatrists worldwide. Within Europe, psychiatric trainees can move between countries, which increases the problem in some countries and alleviates it in others. However, little is known about the reasons psychiatric trainees move to another country.