Feed on
Posts
Comments

Category Archive for 'Burnout'

from today’s NYT: By RONI CARYN RABIN Published: November 18, 2010 Women who are stressed at work are more likely than other working women to have a heart attack or other forms of heart disease, a new study suggests. The findings, presented Monday at an American Heart Association meeting in Chicago, were based on data […]

Read Full Post »

Can Fam Physician. 2008 Feb;54(2):234-5. Lee FJ, Stewart M, Brown JB. Centre for Family Medicine, 25 Joseph St, Kitchener, ON N2G 4X6. jlee@mcmaster.ca Comment in: Can Fam Physician. 2008 May;54(5):665, 667.   OBJECTIVE: To ascertain Canadian family physicians’ levels of stress and burnout and the strategies they use to reduce these problems. DESIGN: Census survey. […]

Read Full Post »

Aten Primaria. 2010 Nov;42(11):564-70. Epub 2010 Feb 2. Franco Justo C. Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y de la Educación, Universidad de Almería, Almería, Spain. cfranco@ual.es PURPOSE: To check the effectiveness of a mindfulness development meditation technique on stress and anxiety in a group of primary-care physicians. DESIGN: Quasi-experimental with pretest/posttest/follow-up measurements in a control group […]

Read Full Post »

Science 24 April 2009: Vol. 324. no. 5926, pp. 458 – 459 Back in 2000, James Doty was living the high life. He drove a Ferrari to work and was in the process of buying a private island in New Zealand, a villa in Tuscany, and a penthouse apartment in San Francisco. A neurosurgeon turned […]

Read Full Post »

JAMA. 2009 Sep 23;302(12):1284-93. Krasner MS, Epstein RM, Beckman H, Suchman AL, Chapman B, Mooney CJ, Quill TE. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA. michael_krasner@urmc.rochester.edu Comment in: JAMA. 2010 Jan 27;303(4):330-1; author reply 331. JAMA. 2009 Sep 23;302(12):1338-40. Abstract CONTEXT: Primary care physicians report high levels of distress, […]

Read Full Post »

from JAMA, 2009 Sep 23;302(12):1284-93 Krasner MS, Epstein RM, Beckman H, Suchman AL, Chapman B, Mooney CJ, Quill TE. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA. michael_krasner@urmc.rochester.edu CONTEXT: Primary care physicians report high levels of distress, which is linked to burnout, attrition, and poorer quality of care. Programs to […]

Read Full Post »

from Harv Bus Rev. 2005 Nov;83(11):53-8, 165 Benson H. Stress is an essential response in highly competitive environments. Before a race, before an exam, before an important meeting, your heart rate and blood pressure rise, your focus tightens, you become more alert and more efficient. But beyond a certain level, stress overloads your system, compromising […]

Read Full Post »

from the journal, Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2009 May;15(2):61-6 Irving JA, Dobkin PL, Park J. Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Quebec, Canada. Julie.irving@mail.mcgill.ca Demands faced by health care professionals include heavy caseloads, limited control over the work environment, long hours, as well as organizational structures and systems in transition. Such conditions have […]

Read Full Post »

from the journal, J Holist Nurs. 2009 Jun;27(2):103-14 Posadzki P, Jacques S. University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy. The aim of this article is to review the literature on Tai Chi and meditation. A coherent construct is developed that includes a comparative analysis and conceptual synthesis of existing theories. The authors discuss […]

Read Full Post »

from the journal,  Aust Fam Physician. 2009 Jun;38(6):454-8 Manoch R, Gordon A, Black D, Malhi G, Seidler R. Natural Therapies Unit, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, New South Wales. r.manocha@healthed.com.au BACKGROUND: General practitioner stress is a recognised problem for which meditation is a potential intervention. The aim of this project was to evaluate the feasibility, […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »