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Health workforce: Challenges for occupational mental health

Maguire, Paul; Raphael, Beverley; Martinek, N


Health workforce personnel frequently view their own needs as secondary, making the patients they care for their priority in terms of the work/ life interface. Nurses constitute the bulk of the health workforce and may face many challenges to their mental health and wellbeing. These include "burnout", long hours, violence, feelings of helplessness, and the stresses associated with increasing and new demands, an ageing workforce and high expectations from the public. A range of issues also...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Occupational Health and Safety: Australia and New Zealand


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