Burnout high among Indian doctors: Study
Your seemingly disinterested doctor may be a part of a larger problem stalking the medical system: burnout among doctors. While medicine is seen as a coveted profession in India, a new study from a city medical college indicates that our doctors, like their western counterparts, suffer from burnout-associated symptoms such as emotional exhaustion, lack of feeling or dissatisfaction.

Around 500 doctors responded to a 25-point questionnaire and came up with answers that spoke of lack of development or neglect....