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Examining the Crisis of Physician Suicides: Then and Now

Examining the Crisis of Physician Suicides: Then and Now

Since Gerry FitzGerald's suicide 80 years ago, physician suicide has become a staggering public health crisis that's gone largely ignored.

Expert Opinion: Preventing Compassion Fatigue and Physician Burnout

Expert Opinion: Preventing Compassion Fatigue and Physician Burnout

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

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cost-Effective for Some Adolescents With Depression

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cost-Effective for Some Adolescents With Depression

A brief cognitive behavioral therapy program is cost-effective for adolescents with depression who declined or stopped using antidepressants.

AMA: Resources Developed to Address System-Level Physician Burnout

AMA: Resources Developed to Address System-Level Physician Burnout

The online tools include a team-based care model, enhanced communication, float pools, and wellness metrics.

Experts Recommend 7 Web-Based Tools and Mobile Apps to Reduce Physician Burnout, Stress

Experts Recommend 7 Web-Based Tools and Mobile Apps to Reduce Physician Burnout, Stress

Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression and suicidal behaviors.

Women More Likely to Leave Medicine Due to Pay Gap, Burnout

Women More Likely to Leave Medicine Due to Pay Gap, Burnout

Stresses that female physicians face throughout their careers, including the pay gap and burnout, need to be addressed to prevent women from leaving the profession.

Spouses of Female Physicians More Likely to Work Outside of the Home

Spouses of Female Physicians More Likely to Work Outside of the Home

Spouses of female physicians work more hours outside the home than spouses of male physicians.

Work-Family Conflicts Increase Depressive Symptoms Among Medical Interns

Work-Family Conflicts Increase Depressive Symptoms Among Medical Interns

The increase of depressive symptoms was greater among women compared with men.

Physician Burnout: Expanding the Scope of Solutions

Physician Burnout: Expanding the Scope of Solutions

Although there has been growing awareness of physician burnout in recent years, the problem has continued to increase.

Hurricane Irma and Heart Disease: A Killer Match

Hurricane Irma and Heart Disease: A Killer Match

For patients with cardiovascular disease, the stress of natural disasters can increase the risk of adverse events.

Clinician Job Satisfaction Linked to Remediable Work Conditions

Clinician Job Satisfaction Linked to Remediable Work Conditions

The researchers found that satisfaction was associated with less chaos, more cohesion, better communication, and closer values alignment at work, but not with higher-quality care or fewer medical errors.

Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout

Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout

Female physicians are more burned out than their male colleagues, but there are ways to prevent burnout and reduce stress.

Medical License Questions Dissuade Physicians From Seeking Help for Mental Health

Medical License Questions Dissuade Physicians From Seeking Help for Mental Health

Medical licensure application questions regarding mental health conditions present a barrier to physicians seeking help.

Conflict of Interest Reporting at Medical Conferences Needs Improvement

Conflict of Interest Reporting at Medical Conferences Needs Improvement

An assessment of conflict of interest statements in oral presentations at medical conferences shows that many are not clearly stated.

Alarm Fatigue: The Balance of Being a Physician and a Father

Alarm Fatigue: The Balance of Being a Physician and a Father

A physician contemplates the relationship he has with his children and his father.

Maternal Multivitamin Use May Be Inversely Associated With Intellectual Disability in Offspring

Maternal Multivitamin Use May Be Inversely Associated With Intellectual Disability in Offspring

Multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy is tied to a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorder with intellectual disability.

Why Are Physicians Delaying Retirement?

Why Are Physicians Delaying Retirement?

While many physicians are delaying retirement for various reasons, some older physicians have resisted using electronic health records, which may lead them to retire before they are ready.

Regular Leisure Exercise of Any Intensity Protects Against Future Depression

Regular Leisure Exercise of Any Intensity Protects Against Future Depression

Future depression risk is reduced by any leisure-time exercise.

Harness the Power of Creativity in Health Care

Harness the Power of Creativity in Health Care

Steven Pritzker PhD, coeditor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of Creativity, discusses how physicians can utilize creativity in health care.

Major Obstacle to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Attempts Identified

Major Obstacle to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Attempts Identified

For athletes with cardiac arrest, attempts to prevent tongue swallowing are an obstacle in resuscitation.

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