Paul Valent

Paul Valent

Consultant liaison psychiatrist, psychotherapist, traumatologist,
Co-founder and past president Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,

The human costs to staff from closure of a general hospital: an example of the effects of the threat of unemployment and fragmentation of a valued work structure. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 35:150-154

The closure of a major public hospital had significant effects on the medical and other staff. Special stressors were the perceived meaninglessness of the project alongside erosion of medical values. Demoralisation and physical and psychosocial symptoms were surprisingly numerous and significant.
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