Stress, anxiety, and depression in hospital consultants, general practitioners, and senior health service managers

  title={Stress, anxiety, and depression in hospital consultants, general practitioners, and senior health service managers},
  author={Richard Caplan},
  pages={1261 - 1263}
  • R. Caplan
  • Published 12 November 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • BMJ
Abstract Objective: To study stress anxiety, and depression in a group of senior health service staff. Design: Postsal survey. Subjects: 81 hospital consultants, 322 general practitioners, and 121 senior hospital managers (total 524). Main outcome measures: Scores on the general health questionnaire and the hospital anxiety and depression scale. Results: Sixty five (80%) consultants, 257 (80%) general practitioners, and 67 (56%) managers replied. Of all 389 subjects, 183 (47%) scored positively… 
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