Autistic Individuals Have Poorer Health and Healthcare

Via Peters

Summary: Autistic individuals are more likely to experience chronic physical and mental health problems than their peers without ASD. Additionally, those on the autism spectrum are more likely to report inadequacies in health care services provided to them. Source: University of Cambridge Autistic individuals are more likely to have chronic […]

Association of 5-item Brief Symptom Rating Scale scores and health status ratings with burnout among healthcare workers

Via Peters

To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to demonstrate that the severity of psychological symptoms, measured by the BSRS-5, can significantly associated with burnout among different sex and age, and that this effect persists after controlling for common potential confounders, including age, sex, smoking, alcohol consumption, […]

BJC HealthCare Unveils community health plan for St. Louis

Via Peters

BJC HealthCare, the hospital system that operates Barnes-Jewish Hospital and more than a dozen others in the St. Louis region, on Wednesday unveiled a strategic plan that aims to decrease health disparities between the city’s richest and poorest residents, particularly the gap in health outcomes for Black and white people. […]

Healthcare Workers Seek Mental Health Help

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Researchers analyzed anonymous data from an Ontario database involving 34,000 physicians. They found that 27 percent more doctors sought help for burnout and substance misuse in the first year of the pandemic than in 2019. Findings indicate that psychiatrists showed the highest rate of annual visits at 3,442 visits per […]