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We applaud the article by Neale,1 which highlights the importance of simulation training to teach communication skills in psychiatry. However, there was no reference to the role of simulation training in teaching medical students skills in addiction psychiatry.
Addiction psychiatry is a medical discipline that addresses the multiple comorbidities that are often associated with addiction such as mental illness, past-trauma, chronic pain and infectious diseases, such as human immune deficiency. There has been a call to reduce the stigma of addiction and …
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