Journal Article

Physicians' needs in coping with emotional stressors: the case for peer support.

Hu YY; Fix ML; Hevelone ND; Lipsitz SR; Greenberg CC; Weissman JS; Shapiro J.

This study noted that nearly 80% of surveyed resident and attending physicians experienced a serious emotional stressor in the past year. Medical errors and adverse events were significant contributing factors, leading the authors to advocate for greater peer support to address these needs.