Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors by Caroline Elton

By Caroline Elton

A psychologist's tales of medical professionals who search to aid others yet fight to aid themselves
From ER and MASH to Grey's Anatomy and House, the clinical drama endures for reliable cause: we are interested by the folks we needs to belief after we are such a lot weak. In Also Human, vocational psychologist Caroline Elton introduces us to a few of the distressed physicians who've come to her for support: physicians who face mental demanding situations that threaten to damage their careers or even their lives, together with an obstetrician grappling together with his personal homosexuality, a high-achieving junior health professional who walks out of her first activity inside of weeks of beginning and an oncology resident who faints whilst confronting melanoma sufferers. coming into a doctor's workplace could be terrifying, occasionally for the health care professional such a lot of all. through studying the interior lives of those execs, Also Human deals readers perception into, and empathy for, the very actual struggles of these who carry strength over existence and death.

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