Male Physician Marriages

  • Michael F. Myers


How does a clinician begin to discuss the marriage problems of male doctors? Several authors have described their observations of physicians and their wives, both in the clinical setting and in surveys.1–12 They have talked about the enormous pressures and stresses of medical work and their consequences on the personal and family lives of doctors. Most of the research has centered upon “traditional” medical marriages. This situation is rapidly changing in North America.


American Medical Association Sexual Desire Sexual Exploitation Genital Herpes Male Physician 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. Myers
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  1. 1.St. Paul’s Hospital and University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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