Violence and Aggression

Addressing Workplace Violence Against Physicians

Addressing Workplace Violence Against Physicians

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Once revered and idolized by society and patients, physicians are increasingly being subjected to verbal and physical violence at work.

Americans in Agreement: Gun Violence is A Public Health Issue

Americans in Agreement: Gun Violence is A Public Health Issue

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More than half of American adults surveyed feel that ease of access to assault-style weapons and a lack of mental healthcare access are to blame for mass shootings.

Do No Harm: The Clinician's Obligation to Reduce Structural Violence

Do No Harm: The Clinician's Obligation to Reduce Structural Violence

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The dictum "do no harm" also applies to indirect harm created by current social structures.

Violence Underreported in Health Care Workplaces

Violence Underreported in Health Care Workplaces

Data show that only 26% of physicians and 30% of nurses report episodes of workplace violence.

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