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Burnout and Stress among US Surgery Residents: Psychological Distress and Resilience

Journal of the American College of Surgeons | 7 Nov 2017

CC Lebares, EV Guvva, NL Ascher, PS O'Sullivan, HW Harris and ES Epel
Abstract
Burnout among physicians affects mental health, performance and patient outcomes. Surgery residency is a high-risk time for burnout. We examined burnout and the psychological characteristics that may contribute to burnout vulnerability and resilience in a group of surgical trainees.
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Weight loss, Positive psychology, Surgeon, Surgery, Hospital, Psychology, Medicine, Physician
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