Mental Health in Doctors

Doctors, like other professionals, often suffer mental health issues. In this module, medical specific information on mental health prevalence, stigmas and barriers to seeking health is presented. The signs and symptoms of burnout are discussed including strategies to mitigate the occurrence of this condition. The issue of substance abuse in doctors is examined and ways to foster resilience in practice and life are considered.

Written by: Dr Ruth Anderson

Release date: 03 March 2019

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