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To investigate the relationship between mental health issues and medical career interest among undergraduate premedical students, and to explore whether this association varies by gender.
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Name: International journal of medical education
Professional burnout threatens all high-functioning professionals and affects not only the individual, but, by extension, the patients they serve. The characteristics that make someone competitive for...
Physician burnout is common, and prevalence may differ throughout a clinician's career. Burnout has negative consequences for physician wellness, patient care, and the health care system. Identifying ...
Interest in nephrology careers is declining, possibly due to perceptions of the field and/or training aspects. Understanding practices of medical schools successfully instilling nephrology interest co...
Measuring burnout symptoms is important, but the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) has 22 items. This project compared three single items with the MBI and other factors related to burnout.
There has been significant discussion about the quality of burnout research, especially with regard to abbreviated measurements of burnout and/or well-being. The purpose of this study was to compare a...
The study will assess the effect of individualized professional coaching for mid-career family medicine and general internal medicine physicians on burnout, job satisfaction, and professio...
Whether and to what extent burnout risk is actually higher in surgical specialties than in non-surgical specialties is still unknown. Little is also known about what factors are associated...
Emergency medicine is notorious for its high rate of burnout and mental health issues. The emergency department (ED) is a high paced work environment dealing with life and death issues. Em...
Depression is a common mental disorder, people with depression feel sadness anxious, loss of interest or pleasure, hopeless, helpless, worthless feelings of guilt and poor concentration. I...
Burnout is usually regarded as a response to chronic professional stressors like high workload, unfavorable emotion and complex interpersonal relationships. A high prevalence of burnout wa...
A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used as an antidepressive agent. It has been shown to be effective in patients with major depressive disorders and other subsets of depressive disorders. It is generally more useful in depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. This drug does not aggravate psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p309)
An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.
Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a general medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-IV)
Persistent health symptoms which remain unexplained after a complete medical evaluation. A cluster of symptoms that consistently appear together but without a known cause are referred to as a MEDICALLY UNEXPLAINED SYNDROME (MUS).
Work consisting of a news item appearing in a general-interest newspaper or other general news periodical, containing information of current and timely interest in the field of medicine or science. This publication type should not be confused with NEWS Publication Type, reserved for news reports published in various medical or other scientific journals, such as "Nature".
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...