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Dentist under the Stress

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The formation of the concept of stress as an adaptive body reaction. Many studies have shown high levels of stress in doctors, dentists, teachers, and lecturers. Recent Studies of dental literature confirm that dentists are subject to a variety of stress-related physical and emotional problems.
These problems includ an alarmingly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, ulcers, colitis, hypertension, lower back pain, eye strain, marital disharmony, alcoholism, drug addiction, mental depression and suicide. A large number of factors are implicated, including low autonomy, work overload, and lack of congruence between power and responsibility. Doctors and dentists who take on a teaching role in addition to their clinical role may increase their levels of stress, but there is also evidence that this dual role may reduce job-related stress. Working as a doctor or dentist may entail higher levels of stress than are experienced by the general population. In some situations adding in the role of teacher reduces this stress, but more research is needed to explain this finding...

FULL ARTICLE HERE; http://asnanportal.com/index.php/reports/series/124-dental-practice/568-...

Sincerely
Dr.Mohannad Kiswani
BDS MSC Health Service
Managing Director at
www.asnanportal.com

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Sincerely
Dr.Mohannad Kiswani
BDS MSC Health Service
Managing Director at
www.asnanportal.com