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.1–9 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.


Sexual Desire Sexual Arousal Genital Herpes Male Physician Phobic Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. Myers
    • 1
  1. 1.Shaughnessy Hospital and University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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