The odd man outBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7243.1178 (Published 29 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1178
- Simon Turner, specialist registrar in old age psychiatry
I arrived at the psychiatric hospital's information desk. They directed me to the waiting room for the interview.In the room was a range of applicants, all coping in their own ways with the stress of waiting. Some were making stilted conversation, others were reading papers or journals. I buried my head in a journal. The tension in the …
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