TITLE

Recruiting Survey Reflects Increasing Demand for Psychiatrists

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Leading Edge;Fall2005, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that hospitals and other health care providers are recruiting psychiatrists to underscore a growing demand for mental health professionals in the U.S., according to the survey conducted by Merritt, Hawkins & Associates. The number of search assignments for psychiatrists increased by 48 percent in 2004-2005. There are over 1,000 federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas for psychiatry in the U.S. with a total patient population of over 62 million.
ACCESSION #
21999981

 

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