Predictors of professional quality of life among physicians in a conflict setting: the role of risk and protective factors.

@article{Haber2013PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of professional quality of life among physicians in a conflict setting: the role of risk and protective factors.},
  author={Yeela Haber and Yuval Palgi and Yaira Hamama-Raz and Amit Shrira and Menachem Ben-Ezra},
  journal={The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={174-80}
}
BACKGROUND Unlike other places in the western world, Israeli physicians are prone to be exposed to victims of terror and war (soldiers and civilians alike), while in some cases the patients are close friends or relatives. Moreover, in other armed conflict situations (stemming from war or terror), there is a direct threat to the physician's life and his/her family. Among hospital personnel, there is little research concerning the factors associated with aspects of professional quality of life… CONTINUE READING