Doctors can have trouble thinking of themselves as patients. That’s especially true when they are struggling with stress, mental health issues, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse or serious relationship difficulties.
Giving anyone your
undivided attention is more
difficult than ever. Technology
makes it possible to multitask
almost constantly. Our
electronic tools simplify many tasks, like getting directions,
making travel reservations
and reading a patient’s test
results. Yet the same tools can
When a team tackles any project, there can be hidden hazards and predictable pitfalls. Yet complex problems are best solved by teams, as researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign found.
The first modern intelligence test is now nearly 110 years old. The study of types of intelligence has evolved since the early work of Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon.
When you feel like you don’t have a minute to spare, your family, friends and leisure activities get bumped off the schedule. Yet it’s strong ties to family, friends and activities outside of residency that contribute most to mental and physical health, studies show.
Eve Kilmer, Ph.D. and life coach Phyllis LeFevre provide tips on relationships for medical residents. Much of their advice applies to the general population.
Among the early warning signs of a potentially abusive relationship are disrespect toward you or former partners, self-centeredness, controlling or possessive behavior, and unwillingness to admit fault.
Insights on the dangers of arrogant leaders in the workplace based on research by organizational and industrial psychologist Stan Silverman, associate provost and dean at the University of Akron Summit College.
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