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SUMMARY Questionnaires assessing levels of job satisfaction, mental well-being and sources of stress were distributed to a random sample of 850 general practitioners (GPs) in England. The final sample size was 414. Compared to a normative sample, male GPs exhibit significantly higher levels of anxiety, whereas female GPs compare favourably to the population(More)
BACKGROUND Although research has been carried out on stress in general practitioners, little is known about the stresses experienced by their spouses. AIM This study was undertaken to identify specific pressures at work and at home experienced by general practitioners and their spouses and to highlight their coping strategies. METHOD In-depth interviews(More)
A bstract T his paper attempts to com pare job stress, job satisfaction and m ental wellbeing of m ale and female general practitioners (G Ps) from a questionna ire study. Female G Ps show ed positive signs of mental wellbeing in contrast with a norm ative group. Conv ersely, m ale doctors showed signi® cantly higher anxiety and depression scores than the(More)
This is a description comparing job stress, job satisfaction, and mental well-being of general practitioners (n = 205) and practice nurses (n = 119) in England, based on responses to a questionnaire. General practitioners reported lower job satisfaction and significantly greater pressure at work than did the practice nurses. Also, male general practitioners(More)
This paper describes a preliminary study of diagnosis and treatment of depression by general practitioners in England. They regarded primary care depression as a reactive mood disorder with both physical and psychological symptoms and associated with those groups who are most vulnerable to life stressors. Four groups were seen as at risk from depression:(More)
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