Addressing Physician Burnout: What Psychiatrists Need to Know
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 14, Number 3, March 2016
John DiLallo, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Are you burnt out? This seemingly casual question may not be as easy to answer as you might think. Being burnt out can easily be mistaken for feeling tired, stressed, or depressed. But according to a growing body of research on physicians, recognizing and addressing this work-related syndrome may help protect your well-being, along with that of your patients and colleagues.