Chronic psychosocial stress among Cardiac Surgeons – Are we exposed to job-associated psychosocial handicaps? A single-center-study using the Trier inventory for chronic stress (TICS) and the German multidimensional stress-coping inventory (SVF)

Brigitte Gansera, Hans-Christian Weiland, Tibor Schuster, Laura Gansera, Bernhard-Michael Kemkes & Walter Eichinger
Introduction: The Cardiac surgical workplace environment may place surgeons at particular risk for overwork and imbalance between personal and professional life. The goals of this review are to analyze psychosocial stress phenomenon and coping strategies among cardiac surgeons. Materials and methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]