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OBJECTIVE To investigate resident burnout in relation to work and home-related factors. METHOD Maslach Burnout Inventory was mailed to residents in eight different medical specialties, with a response rate of 35%. RESULTS Overall, 50% of residents met burnout criteria, ranging from 75% (obstetrics/gynecology) to 27% (family medicine). The first year of(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors assess whether implementation of work hour limits is associated with a lower prevalence of medical resident burnout. METHOD A survey was mailed to medical residents in different medical specialties at one university. RESULTS Somewhat lower burnout prevalence was reported among residents after implementation of work hour limits(More)
Personal and familial psychopathological histories and information about early losses were collected and the results of the locus of control test and tests for psychological responses were determined for a series of ninety-two HIV-infected subjects (58 drug addicts; 26 homosexuals; 8 heterosexuals, partners of drug addicts). A higher percentage of drug(More)
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