Relationships between work satisfaction, emotional exhaustion and mental health among Swiss primary care physicians.

@article{Bovier2009RelationshipsBW,
  title={Relationships between work satisfaction, emotional exhaustion and mental health among Swiss primary care physicians.},
  author={Patrick A. Bovier and Flavia Arigoni and Martin Schneider and Martine Bouvier Gallacchi},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={611-7}
}
BACKGROUND Work-related satisfaction is an important determinant of quality of care. However, its relationship with doctors' mental health is poorly understood. It could have an independent beneficial effect on mental health (direct association) or simply reduce the impact of work stress on mental health (moderating or 'buffering' role). METHODS One thousand seven hundred and thirty-two Swiss primary care physicians (824 board-certified generalists, 436 general internists, 162 paediatricians… CONTINUE READING

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