5 warning signs physicians could be heading towards burnout

5 warning signs physicians could be heading towards burnout

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Some doctors gradually find themselves losing the enthusiasm they had from medical school, mocking and losing empathy for their patients, going through the motions of a job they no longer enjoy. Doctors need to acknowledge and prevent burnout before entering a downward spiral in their careers.
14 Dec 2016 - General
You may be suffering from burnout, if constant stress has you feeling helpless and completely exhausted. When you’re burned out, problems seem unbeatable, everything looks depressing, and it’s difficult to muster up the energy to care. The feeling of unhappiness and detachment that burnout causes can threaten your job, your relationships, and your health. But burnout can be overcome. There are plenty of things you can do to regain your balance and start to feel positive and hopeful again. One of...
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This may not only apply to physicians but also anyone in the healthcare team. Burnout could be just a margin away from our senses and if we allow it to invade and enter ourselves, we're going to suffer. As being mentioned in the article, treating and avoiding it does not necessarily to be expensive. Let's face it that there will always be good and bad days. For me it depends on how strong your support system and your mind set could help you avoid having this. Having friends and family al...
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