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“I'm suffering from work related stress, doctor”

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7259.519/a (Published 19 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:519
  1. Kevin Barraclough, general practitioner
  1. Painswick, Gloucestershire

    My first girlfriend would sometimes ask me, as we wandered along the deep lanes by our Cotswold school, whether I was happy. The question would uniformly plunge me into a state of self questioning doubt. The truth was that, when I paused to examine the question, I was not happy. At least not to the degree that the films shown in the assembly hall on a Saturday night had led me to expect that I should be. But equally …

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