Year: 1984 Source: Hastings Center Report, v.14, (December 1984), p.1984 SIEC No: 20030032

Explores the phenomena of physician impairment, & its typical manifestations, including suicide, alcoholism, & narcotics addictions. Possible causes & contributors to impairments are suggested, as well as means of prevention & intervention. Implications of physician impairment on medical care are also discussed. (11 refs)