Dr Patrice Baptiste highlights how mental health is not often discussed among medical professionals and how even today, mental health conditions have a high level of stigma attached to them which can prevent doctors from seeking help.
Prof Edzard Ernst, author of the Oxford Handbook of Complementary Medicine, and a leading researcher with his team at the Peninsula Medical School, introduces a few essentials.
Dr Alan Cohen, National Primary Care Advisor IAPT, Director of Primary Care, West London Mental Health Trust, and former Senior Fellow at the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, looks at the relationship between work and mental health.
What makes a doctor stressed and what can he or she do about it?
The Department of Health has sought to address the needs of doctors with mental illness in its 2008 report, highlighting how the NHS can improve to better manage mental ill health in doctors.