Barry is research associate at the Applied Social Science Group, established within the Primary Care Unit in 2016 by Dr Robbie Duschinsky. The group researches mental health and family relationships and teaches social science research, methods and theory at the University of Cambridge. My research I suppose, there are two big questions that orientate […]
It’s not clear where General Practitioners/Family Doctors get their information about autism, but is “more training” the only answer?
Considerable variations in knowledge of autism spectrum disorders in children exist amongst GPs in different healthcare systems around the world. The variations are revealed in a new study, which explored what GPs – or family doctors as they are known in many countries – know about autism and the factors that influence their ability to […]