Title

Addressing Mental Health Needs among Physicians

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Center for Integrated Primary Care

Publication Date

2-1-2019

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Health and Medical Administration | Health Services Research | Medical Education | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

Physician burnout is a national phenomenon with far-reaching implications for health systems, patients, patient care, and clinicians.Burnout is related to clinically significant depression and anxiety; doctors have overall prevalence rates of depression that are similar to the general population, and in medical students and residents the rates are even higher.

Keywords

physician burnout

DOI of Published Version

10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000924

Source

South Med J. 2019 Feb;112(2):67-69. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000924. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Southern medical journal

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

30708367

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