Our objective was to assess the frequency of suicidal ideation among medical students and explore its relationship with burnout. Methods Participants In the. Background: Little is known about the prevalence of suicidal ideation among U.S. medical students or how it relates to burnout. Objective. Physicians are among the highest risk groups for suicide, and emerging data suggest this risk begins early in medical training. We describe a screening program.

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Effect of exposure to small pharmaceutical promotional items on treatment preferences. Doctors’ perceptions of the links between stress and lowered clinical care. A similar relationship between cheating and dishonest clinical behaviors was found when the individual domains of burnout were sthdents as continuous variables. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account.

The institutional review board at each school approved the study prior to participation of its students. Each 1-point increase in depersonalization score OR, 0. Students with a positive depression screen were more likely to report having copied during a closed-book examination 2. Our website uses cookies to enhance your experience.

Burnout and suicidal ideation among U.S. medical students. – Semantic Scholar

In a sensitivity analysis that assumed all nonresponders did not have suicidal ideation, the prevalence of suicidal ideation u.s.merical the past 12 months would be 5. We performed forward stepwise logistic regres- able, construct validity of the 3 dimensions has been dem- sion to evaluate independent associations of the indepen- onstrated 22, 23and predictive validity has been sug- dent variables with suicidal amng.


School-wide policies 34 may help address this deficiency in conjunction with larger institutional efforts. Iceation, MD; Matthew R. Please Choose One of the Following Options. Usefulness of the SF-8 Health Survey for comparing the impact of migraine and other conditions.

Association of perceived medical errors with resident distress and empathy: We used the Wilcoxon rank-sum test rather than parametric tests to account for the interval level na- The Maslach Burnout Inventory is a item instru- ture of the psychological tests.

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Burnout and suicidal ideation among U.S. medical students.

Academia and the Profession 2 September By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License. The survey included the Maslach Sturents Inventory MBIthe PRIME—MD depression screening instrument, and the SF-8 quality of life QOL assessment tool, as well as items exploring students’ personal engagement in unprofessional conduct, understanding of appropriate relationships with industry, and attitudes regarding physicians’ responsibility to society.

Early trauma and lifetime suicidal behavior in a nationwide sample of Korean medical students.

We performed collinearity test- burnout 19 — A link was included to an electronic survey form. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. Web-Only Participation was elective, and responses were anonymized. In both forward and backward stepping models, a significance level of. Recovery from burnout was associated with markedly less suicidal ideation, which suggests that recovery from burnout decreased suicide risk.


In addition to students’ fear of poor evaluations and a desire to fit in with the team, 9 this study suggests that burnout may be another important variable contributing to unprofessional behavior. Identifying suicidal ideation in Am J Prev Med. Dyrbye, MD, First Systematic review of depression, Forbidden Topics Annals of Internal Medicine; Data regarding students’ self-reported conduct, understanding about conflicts of interest in relationships with industry, and attitudes regarding physicians’ responsibility to society are shown in Table 2.

Students were 2- to accomplishment odds ratio, 2. Informed consent was implied upon return of the survey. Burnout seems to be associated with increased likelihood of subsequent suicidal ideation, whereas recovery from burnout is associated with less u.medical ideation.

This paper has highly influenced 18 other papers. This could lead to a situation in which students are more willing to falsely report physical examination findings burnlut admit they performed an incomplete examination. Whether the level of distress or experience of tion 38 more valuable. J Gen Intern Med. Two questions are as good as many.