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Resilience among doctors who work in challenging areas

Stevenson, Alexander; Phillips, Christine; Anderson, Katrina


Background: Although physician burnout has received considerable attention, there is little research of doctors who thrive while working in challenging conditions. Aim: To describe attitudes to work and job satisfaction among Australian primary care practitioners who have worked formore than 5 years in areas of social disadvantage. Method: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 15 primary health care practitioners working in Aboriginal health, prisons, drug and alcoholmedicine, or youth...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of General Practice
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp11X583182


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