News about Trump negatively impacts medical interns’ moods

Heavy workloads, medical errors and sleep deprivation are recognized factors that can affect the mental health of training physicians. Recently, however, researchers discovered that political events could sour the mood of young doctors and have “professional consequences.”Among 17 major events, the election and inauguration of President Donald J. Trump caused the greatest mood declines among medical interns, according to findings published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ.Elena Frank, PhD, study director at the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute at the University ofRead More

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