Mental health of hospital consultants: the effects of stress and satisfaction at work.

@article{Ramirez1996MentalHO,
  title={Mental health of hospital consultants: the effects of stress and satisfaction at work.},
  author={A J Ramirez and Jan Graham and Michael A. Richards and Andrew Cull and Walter Martin Gregory},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1996},
  volume={347 9003},
  pages={724-8}
}
BACKGROUND Burnout and psychiatric morbidity among gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, and oncologists in the UK have been estimated by means of a questionnaire-based survey. The relationship between consultants' mental health and their job stress and satisfaction, as well as their job and demographic characteristics, were also examined. METHODS Psychiatric morbidity was estimated using the 12-item General Health Questionnaire. The three components of burnout-emotional exhaustion… CONTINUE READING
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