Tag: depression

Resilience for Doctors – Bouncing back

Resilience is the latest buzzword,  especially in context of Mental Health for Doctors (#MH4Docs). But what does it really mean, and why is there such resentment against the term from some groups? Definition of Resilience (English Oxford Dictionary) Noun : The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. In relation to Mental Health (American Psychological Association) : […]

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#Socks4Docs – Mental Health of Doctors

Today June 1st is #Socks4Docs or #CrazySocks4Docs day. This is an idea to promote #MH4Docs This is an idea started by Dr Geoff Toogood @gdtoogood who was the first to suggest #CrazySocks4Docs. It was also promoted and expanded upon by Dr.Eric Levi who’s done some great blog posts recently discussing the mental health issues of doctors. This has taken off on Twitter, and a large number of doctors have taken up the […]

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