This book presents a unique theoretical and practical overview of the issues relating to stress and burnout among health care professionals. The theoretical discussions include coverage of models of occupational stress and evaluation of assessment instruments.
Theories of stress among mental-health professionals; stress in health professions - a review of the research literature; stress and burn-out in student health-care professionals; organizations in the mind - the interaction of organizational and intrapsychic perspectives; caring for health-care professionals - with special reference to physicians; measuring stress, coping and burn-out in health-care professionals; the context of caring - facilitating work-place competence; stress in nursing and health visiting - the potential of clinical supervision; in-patient services for sick health-care professionals; providing support systems for health-care staff; the staff support group as a monitor for work-related stress - a personal perspective; stress-management interventions; stressed staff - implications for staff selection; personal experiences of stress at work; improving care by caring for professional carers.
Occupational Stress: Personal and Professional Approaches by Jerome Carson
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