How Do Doctors Become Addicts?

It seems hard to believe, but doctors often become addicted to drugs and alcohol. Physicians should know better than the average person just how dangerous and harmful substance abuse is, and yet they are vulnerable to developing addictions.

How Do Doctors Become Addicts - PhysicianHealthProgram.comIn fact, doctors are slightly more likely to become addicted than anyone in the general population. Work stress and other factors contribute to this phenomenon.

It is important that physicians are aware of the increased risk and take steps to avoid substance abuse and addiction.

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Are Guidelines Needed for Medical Students’ Use of Social Media?

Are-Guidelines-Needed-for-Medical-Students-Use-of-Social-Media?These days everyone uses social media, including medical students and health care professionals. Where the use of social media gets blurry, in terms of ethical and professional considerations, is when those in the medical profession don’t separate personal from professional.

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