Stress, burnout and coping mechanisms in Nurse Anesthetists An increasing number of nurse anesthesia programs are identifying stress, burnout and poor coping mechanisms in their students, but the system has not been set up to address it well. This is a look at the scope of the problem.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMarch 6, 2019Topics: Keywords: / / /
on being One family's struggle with schizophrenia Krista Tippett talks with a family struggling with schizophrenia. This is a listen or a read (transcript)
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMarch 6, 2019Topics: / / Keywords: / /
NPR When Doctors Struggle with Suicide, their profession often fails them (3 min) Doctors commit suicide at twice the rate of the general population. Significant stigma surrounds the issue of mental health care for mental health professionals, but something has to change; the cost of their deaths is far far too high.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 29, 2019Topics: / / / Keywords: /
Active duty more likely to seek out MH care than veterans A stigma shift? The messaging and the access may be changing the habits of current and future generations of military personnel, but there is still a gap in how veterans seek out MH care.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 29, 2019Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
Washington-Post Suicide in Veterinarians has become a growing problem Vets, like other medical professionals, enter the field because of their compassion for treating the lives of animals. That same drive and spirit of competition can also lead to compassion fatigue, burnout and depression. Their proximity with death - the regular task of euthanasia of animals - also sets up them to have access to tools for suicide. It's a growing crisis.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 29, 2019Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
TEDx We train soldiers for war; let's train them to come home too. (10min) TedTalk -- Before soldiers are sent into combat, they're trained on how to function in an immensely dangerous environment. But they also need training on how to return from the battlefield to civilian life, says psychologist Hector Garcia. Applying the same principles used to prepare soldiers for war, Garcia is helping veterans suffering from PTSD get their lives back.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 29, 2019Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / /
New York Times The "Madman" is back in the building A look at mental illness in the office place.
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TEDx Want to be Happy? Slow Down. Follow interviews with Matthieu Richard and Pico Iyer as they describe their journeys in leaving their careers and modern lifestyles behind for the pursuit of mindfulness and happiness.
Contributor: Karlen BaderNovember 12, 2015Topics: Keywords: / /
Washington-Post Amputations and genital injuries increase sharply among soldiers in Afghanistan Article discussing the rising number of combat wounded returning from war zones with injuries to the genitals and perineum in 2012, in the height of the surge. The author specifically focuses on the drastic increase in the number of these injuries and what this has meant for both healthcare workers and mental and sexual health providers in the military, as well as for wounded warriors and their spouses.
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