Burnout in physicians: a case for peer-support.

  title={Burnout in physicians: a case for peer-support.},
  author={Susan M Bruce and Helen M Conaglen and John V. Conaglen},
  journal={Internal medicine journal},
  volume={35 5},
BACKGROUND It is well documented that doctors experience a high level of stress in their profession, and that this can lead to physical, psychological, and emotional harm, in particular, burnout. Overseas (especially in the UK and USA), research investigating the levels of stress, burnout, and associated psychiatric morbidity in health professionals, across many specialties, has been carried out with a view to prevention of these adverse outcomes. AIMS To assess the level of burnout in a… CONTINUE READING

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