Healthy approaches to physician stress.

  title={Healthy approaches to physician stress.},
  author={Timothy Edward Quill and Penelope R. Williamson},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={150 9},
Many studies demonstrate that physicians in training and in practice experience considerable distress, with a high incidence of dysfunction and dissatisfaction. Little is known about the strategies employed by practicing physicians who find enjoyment and satisfaction in their work. We conducted an open-ended survey about how a group of physicians cope with common dilemmas they face today such as mistakes, death, self-care, uncertainty, patient demands, and time demands. We describe the… CONTINUE READING
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