Burnout, psychological distress, and overwork : the case of Quebec's ophthalmologists

Authors: Viviers, Simon; Lachance, Lise; Maranda, Marie-France; Ménard, Claude
Abstract: Studies have shown that physicians are subject to high stress levels that can lead to mental health problems. Ophthalmologists are facing particularly high pressures because of shortages in their number and lack of resources.This study describes the state of mental health of Quebec's ophthalmologists and identifies certain elements of their work environment and personal lives that may contribute to problems.
Document Type: Article de recherche
Issue Date: 1 October 2008
Open Access Date: Restricted access
Document version: VoR
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/263
This document was published in: Canadian journal of ophthalmology, Vol. 43 (5), 535–546 (2008)
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Alternative version: 10.3129/i08-132
Collection:Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture

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