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Most doctors with mental health issues do not seek treatment
 

Most doctors with mental health issues do not seek treatment

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The healthcare profession is a stressful career, but physicians suffering from mental health issues often deny themselves from seeking help due to fears of stigma and lack of privacy.
 
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11 Dec 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz it is not wrong or embarrassing to seek treatment if you face any mental health issue, it is better than ignoring yourself and may become a mental illness.
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Madhubabu kaaja I think the author was trying to stress the point that gender inequity at work contributes to additional stress for women. It is really prudent for doctors who suffer from me...
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This post stating about mental health in women doctors only. What is your opinion on male doctors mental health and are they seeking any help or not? Women doctors embarrassing to consult and being afraid of their medical boards. It is general peop...
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Mental health stigma is enormous. Here in the Philippines for patients alone it is very difficult to suggest psychiatric referral so it is no surprise when doctors do not seek care. We unfortunately lost a fellow doctor lately who shot himself in the...
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In our country, there is a social stigma for people who consult mental health specialists. These people are often thought of as crazy. This is probably one of the reasons why medical professionals refuse to consult for mental health issues. They woul...
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This is not already surprising to the anyone in the medical field to declare such condition to the public. They have this hesitation to open up theirselves because of the fear of being judged by the people in the environment of possesing the said con...
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Physicians avoid seeking help for many reasons, one of which can be concern about losing their job or practice. This stigma is indeed difficult to overcome, but seeking proper treatment will not only help them but their families, friends and patients...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz This is truly a problem for the medical community. Multiple studies have identified high rates of suicide and other mental illnesses amongst physicians. A recent study(htt...
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This is a real and serious issue. We know very well that there is no one 100% immune to getting illnesses, including psychiatric illness. Moreover, healthcare professionals are more at risk due to the stressful nature of work. The procedures taken to...
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