Terminally unique

Authors

  • Maureen Hirthler

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26443/ijwpc.v7i2.246

Keywords:

Addiction, Physician health, Buddhist psychology

Abstract

As an atheist physician in recovery, I felt marginalized by traditional 12-Step programs. I found a path to sobriety through Refuge Recovery. A full evaluation, including the phyisical, psychosocial, and spiritual, is essential to the care of addicted physicians.

References

Dobkin PL. Mindfulness and compassion as antidotes to physician addiction. The International Journal of Whole Person Care. 2019;6(2).

Levine N. Refuge Recovery: a Buddhist path to recovering from addiction. San Francisco: Harper One; 2014.

Wright R. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster; 2017.

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Published

2020-07-15

How to Cite

Hirthler, M. (2020). Terminally unique. The International Journal of Whole Person Care, 7(2), 40-42. https://doi.org/10.26443/ijwpc.v7i2.246