DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2016.10.003
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Susan Stewart Bray, Marlene Schommer-Aikins

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine health professions students' beliefs about the causes of poverty and to identify individual characteristics that may contribute to these beliefs. Health professions students (n = 268) and professional school counselors (n = 605) completed assessments which assessed three variables: (a) poverty attributes (internal or person's fault and external society's fault); (b) ways of knowing (connected knowing, i.e., empathic and separate knowing, i.e., devil's advocate); and (c…

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