TITLE

Stress management issues in general practice

AUTHOR(S)
Yarker, Joanna; Lewis, Rachel
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
General Practice Update;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 2 Issue 7/8, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Understanding what stress is and how to manage it is of growing importance for GPs. Increasingly, patients are both presenting to and seeking advice from GPs with work-related stress. Furthermore, the incidence of stress reported by GPs is rising due to increasing demands placed upon practices in the form of increased targets and administration, and reduced resources. This article provides an overview of the UK position on stress and a critique of the common causes and approaches to stress management.
ACCESSION #
43573653

 

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