Can App-Based Mindfulness Reduce Physician Anxiety and Burnout?

April 06, 2020

In what seem like ancient times “BCV” (before coronavirus), there was a more slowly growing scourge for physicians and other health care workers: burnout.

Disability and the Concept of Return to Work

January 01, 2020

This article discusses the return to work plan as a solution to the clinical and systemic problems arising from psychiatric disability.

Closing a Practice for Self-Preservation

December 31, 2019

Psychiatry can help us understand what layers of the onion exist that need to be peeled away, but the power to discard them once and for all resides within each and every one of us.

8 Tips to Prevent Physician Burnout and Enhance Well-Being in 2020

December 16, 2019

We may have strong (psychological) bones, but they are still susceptible to stress fractures. Face the new year armed with these guidelines on combatting symptoms of burnout, written by an expert in the field.

Psychiatrists: The Luckiest People on Earth?

August 06, 2019

In a spirit of gratitude, here are eight of the many extraordinary advantages of being a psychiatrist.

Vicarious Trauma in Clinicians: Fostering Resilience and Preventing Burnout

July 26, 2019

The recognition of a wide range of traumatic experiences-physical or sexual assault, motor vehicular accidents, natural disasters, terrorism-has implications for understanding the vulnerability to vicarious trauma inherent in a clinician’s practice.

Work Stress Takes a Toll on Physicians’ Health

July 03, 2019

The fallout from burnout: alcohol dependence, binge eating, sleep disorders, and general ill health.

Introduction: Meeting Our Personal and Professional Goals

May 31, 2019

By building a practice model that we enjoy, it enhances our ability to “cure sometimes, treat often, and comfort always.”

Locum Psychiatric Practice: Unexpected, Unheralded Benefits

May 31, 2019

People-staff and patients both-confide secrets to strangers. We all need to unburden in a way that won’t come back to bite us.