|December 2017 SEA-Q|
Wellness has become a growing source of interest for educators, and its characteristics need to be known by those teaching "physicians in training." Which of the following statements regarding “wellness” is NOT TRUE?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a psycho-social intervention reserved for the treatment of certain mental disorders.
The definition of mindfulness, according to Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, is as follows:
Dr. Kabat-Zinn adapted Buddhist teachings on mindfulness and developed the Stress Reduction and Relaxation Program known as mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR). This is an 8-week program of 2.5-hour class weekly plus one full day session (between 6th and 7th sessions). It involves:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy in which negative thoughts about self and the environment are challenged to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders. The efficacy of both curricula (MBSR and CBT) has been studied in many thousands of patients in medical centers around the world, and both have been shown to be effective in relieving stress and reducing stress-related illness in diverse patient populations. CBT is NOT reserved ONLY for treatment of mental disorders.
Residents have a higher risk of developing burnout-related health issues. There are correlations between burnout and
Barbara Orlando, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology