Doctors under stress can’t do the things that medicine demands of them. “General Practice is, in some ways, the most difficult of the medical professions because most of what comes through the door is people in distress for whom we don’t have a biomedical diagnosis, who need our humanity, who need, dare I say it, our compassion.”
Listen to Professor David Peters discuss resilience in this special edition podcast. What characterises low resilience, what are warning signs, and how can GPs adapt and remain cognitively effective in stressful situations?
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