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: Physicians Survival Guide to Litigation Stress provides both scientific and practical information needed to understand and respond to the pressures of a medical malpractice crisis. This book explains why physicians react as they do, and suggests wasy to manage and transcend the experience. It examines the personality patterns of physicians which help them deliver the best care for their patients, but also make them vulnerable to perceiving a legal assault as an attack on their integrity. This book examines the characteristic reactions physicians experience to litigation and the neurophysiology of their emotions and behaviors. It als explores wasy in which htese reaction patterns affect their families, colleagues, and practices. Physicians Survival Guide goies on to present the five phases of the litigation experience. Most importantly, it then presents proactive and practical steps physicians can take to effectively handle the crisis and get back to enjoying medicine and their lives.