Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: workplace mental health

Fired for the Truth by Dr. Karan R Gregg Aggarwala

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Just yesterday evening they let us know you were gone Joanne the plans they made for you Did not go through The job description just did not...

A Review Identifies Characteristics That Increase Burnout Risk

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From The British Psychological Society: "Burnout rates were higher in psychologists who were less experienced, and also in those with less subjective confidence in their...

Is Your Job Bullshit? David Graeber on Capitalism’s Busy Work

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From In These Times: Over a third of British workers believe their job makes no meaningful contribution to the world. The rising number of people who have...

Physician Wellness Programs are Lipstick on a Pig

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From KevinMD: Many U.S. physicians are suffering from burnout and increased suicide risk. Physician wellness programs hold individual physicians responsible for becoming "well" rather than addressing the toxic health...

Christmas Songs Played on a Loop Can be Bad for Mental...

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From Providr: Many retail stores have already begun rolling out Christmas decorations and playing Christmas music. A clinical psychologist recently warned that playing Christmas music...

Why Having a Bad Job is Worse Than Having No Job

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From Big Think: New research suggests that having a stressful, badly paid, or unstable job may be worse for people's mental health than being unemployed. "Focusing...

Third of Men With Poor Mental Health Blame Jobs, Says Mind

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From BBC: According to survey results from the UK mental health charity Mind, a third of men experiencing poor mental health attribute their suffering to workplace...

“I Cried Every Day at Work”: Mental Health Among Doctors

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From The Guardian: Doctors are increasingly experiencing mental health issues due to the unrelenting pressure, inhumane working hours, brutal competition, and workplace bullying that is...

One in Four Resident Physicians Suffer from Depression

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A new study in JAMA reveals that, on average, 25% of beginning physicians meet the diagnostic criteria for major depression. In an accompanying editorial, Dr. Thomas Schwenk, added: "Everybody asks me, because of some of my prior studies, should we have more intense work in diagnosing depression in students? Of course, the answer is 'yes,' but how do you go about that without further stigmatizing them, further labeling them, further singling them out to even greater stigma? It's not just an issue of, 'Let's make better diagnoses and let's provide better treatment'; it’s more complicated than that."