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Author Wicks, Robert J.
Title Overcoming secondary stress in medical and nursing practice : a guide to professional resilience and personal well-being / Robert J. Wicks.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

Author Wicks, Robert J.
Subject Physicians -- Job stress.
Nurses -- Job stress.
Medical personnel -- Job stress.
Physicians -- Mental health.
Nurses -- Mental health.
Medical personnel -- Mental health.
Burn out (Psychology) -- Prevention.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Self-care, Health.
Stress management.
Burnout, Professional -- prevention & control.
Allied Health Personnel -- psychology.
Nurses -- psychology.
Patient Care -- psychology.
Physicians -- psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 197 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-187) and index.
Contents Tacking on dangerous psychological waters : appreciating the factors involved in chronic and acute secondary stress -- "Riding the dragon" : enhancing self-knowledge and self-talk in the health care professional -- Drawing from the well of wisdom : three core spiritual approaches to maintaining perspective and strengthening the inner life of the physician, nurse, and allied health professional -- The simple care of a hopeful heart : developing a personally designed self-care protocol.
Summary Suitable for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals, this book helps them understand acute and chronic secondary stress, develop a personally designed self-care protocol, and strengthen one's inner life. It also features a "Medical-Nursing Professional Secondary Stress Self-Awareness Questionnaire" that can be self-administered.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780198038450 (electronic bk.)
0198038453 (electronic bk.)
1423734033 (electronic bk.)
9781423734031 (electronic bk.)
019517223X (cloth)
9780195172232 (cloth)
1602566771 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9781602566774 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
OCLC # 62288316
Additional Format Print version: Wicks, Robert J. Overcoming secondary stress in medical and nursing practice. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 019517223X (DLC) 2004026508 (OCoLC)56956104