Gender-Based Differences Among Pharmacy Students Involved in Academically Dishonest Behavior

Eric J. Ip, PharmD; Jai Pal, MS; Shadi Doroudgar, PharmD; Monica K. Bidwal, PharmD; Bijal Shah-Manek, PhD, B.Pharm


Am J Pharm Educ. 2018;82(4) 

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There were no significant differences between male and female pharmacy students regarding admitted cheating and the incidence of academically dishonest behavior. However, females report witnessing cheating more than males, and males may have a more lenient perceptions towards academically dishonest behavior than females. The information gathered from this study may provide further insight to pharmacy programs and educators regarding academic dishonesty.