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English to Arabic translations [PRO] Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase:self-denigrating and self-defeating
The context :
The role of the student undergoing clinical training is not an easy one, and most qualified staff (and some patients, too) recognize this. Many students feel that it is both self-denigrating and self-defeating to introduced themselves to a patient as a student. After all, what benefit will the patient derive from the contact? Therefore, why should they co-operate with the student?