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Physician burnout: a recipe for disaster

Fergus JW Morris
Med J Aust 2018; 209 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00968
Published online: 10 December 2018

Burnout seems to affect health care staff more than other professions, and has been described as “a syndrome characterized by a loss of enthusiasm for work (emotional exhaustion), feelings of cynicism (depersonalization), and a low sense of personal accomplishment”.1

  • Fergus JW Morris

  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA


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