Exploring the Subjective Burden of Confidentiality Among Physicians in Norway (Report)
Health 2011, March, 3, 3
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1. INTRODUCTION Although physicians are educated and trained to be capable and mentally prepared to handle patient's misfortune, it is inevitable that they can be emotionally affected by their patients. Situations that can cause emotional distress can range from one major traumatic event to several critical incidents over a short period of time [1,2], including everyday routine situations [3-5]. As exposure to emotional job stressors usually cannot be reduced, the physician's ability to cope with emotional demands is important in order to prevent stress [6,7]. The most common method physicians apply to cope with emotional distress involve turning to others for support . Previous research has confirmed that support from others is a critical resource to foster adjustment to distressing events, and of considerable significance for people's health and wellbeing .
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Published: 01 March 2011
- Publisher: Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.
- Print Length: 20 Pages
- Language: English