Yoshifumi Nakashima

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BACKGROUND Physicians' mental health can be affected by unreasonable demands and complaints made by patients. PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to determine the association between depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation among physicians working in hospitals in Japan and unreasonable patient demands and complaints. METHODS We sent an anonymous(More)
The objectives of this study were to make a men-women comparison as to the effects of job stress and sex-role orientation on mental health and to determine if marital status modifies effects of job stress and sex-role orientation on mental health in women. Subjects were 644 men and 301 women who were working at two private companies and one national(More)
BACKGROUND Physicians' mental health may be adversely affected by the number of days of work and time spent on-call, and improved by sleep and days-off. The aim of this study was to determine the associations of depressive symptoms with taking days of off duty, hours of sleep, and the number of days of on-call and overnight work among physicians working in(More)
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