Job Burnout: Risks, Protective Factors, and Prevention

Job burnout is a ubiquitous challenge in the workplace; however, the affliction seems to be particularly prevalent among physicians. In a recent article published in the journal Academic Psychiatry Drs. MacKinnon and Murray argued that to inspire change advocates should reframe burnout as an organizational problem.1 Until now, most policies have focused on individual-level interventions to […]

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Exercise: A Prescription for Depression

Exercise is the adult equivalent of the toddler’s broccoli. The more we are told that exercise is good for us, the more entrenched we become in our corporeal stagnation. There hardly exists a form of media that does not participate in the admonishment. Even in our local grocery store, no sooner have we filled our […]

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