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photo of cow by Alan Johnston for article on post-traumatic stress by Dr Anne Malatt

Do doctors have post-traumatic stress from their training?

I woke early this morning, thinking about an article written by a young female surgeon (1) I had read recently, and I could not go back to sleep. I...

The Stresses of Being a Medical Student

We demand much of our medical students and junior doctors. We currently train them in an environment that is stressful – competitive, harsh and overwhelming for them at times....
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Does medical school need to be so stressful?

There is an unacceptably high level of stress amongst medical students and we know that this increases before exams and assignments. Does medical school need to be so stressful? We...

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