Daily Archives: 15/07/2018

A book that’s deeply disturbing – The Missionary Position

by Bindu Krishnan I bought the book “The Missionary Position – Mother Teresa in theory and practice” by Christopher Hitchens almost two months back but kept putting off reading it. I knew that it would disturb me and well, it did. By the time Mother Teresa was made into a saint, my adulation had run […]

When We Say ‘Physician Burnout,’ We Really Mean Depression

Irvin Schonfeld, PhD, MPH July 03, 2018 In a recent commentary on Medscape (“Is Burnout a Form of Depression?”), Michael R. Privitera, MD, MS, cited a review article on which I served as one of the coauthors.[1] This review, the conclusions of which Dr Privitera disputes, finds that there is substantial overlap in what some writers call […]