Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW

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Keeping Politics Out of Patient Care: Interview With Anupam B. Jena, MD

Keeping Politics Out of Patient Care: Interview With Anupam B. Jena, MD

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To shed further light on the study's implications, MPR interviewed lead author Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Court-Mandated Substance Abuse Treatment: Exploring the Ethics and Efficacy

Court-Mandated Substance Abuse Treatment: Exploring the Ethics and Efficacy

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While many treatments for substance use disorder are not evidence based, several evidence-based approaches have shown effectiveness in court-mandated treatment settings.

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

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Communication with older patients can be complicated for several reasons.

A Clinician Weighs In: Discussing Sensitive Topics WIth Patients

A Clinician Weighs In: Discussing Sensitive Topics WIth Patients

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Patients must feel that their physicians are empathetic and non-judgmental, particularly when discussing sensitive topics.

Expert Opinion: Preventing Compassion Fatigue and Physician Burnout

Expert Opinion: Preventing Compassion Fatigue and Physician Burnout

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Compassion fatigue affects workers across the spectrum of helping professions, and is extremely prevalent among physicians.

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