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Veterinary stress and wellbeing

A collection of articles from the New Zealand Veterinary Journal

New Zealand Veterinary Journal

The New Zealand Veterinary Journal (NZVJ) is an international journal publishing high quality peer-reviewed articles covering all aspects of veterinary science, including clinical practice, animal welfare and animal health.

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The first issue of volume 68 of the New Zealand Veterinary Journal includes an important review article on the topic of the psychological wellbeing of veterinarians, written by Drs Fiona Moir and Renske Van den Brink from Auckland, NZ. The authors review the published literature regarding the causes of veterinary distress and then discuss the strategies that can be used to improve wellbeing. This article is accompanied by an editorial from Stuart Gordon from Massey University, NZ, examining the role of governing bodies, employers and educators in enhancing the wellbeing of veterinary practitioners.

The topic of veterinary stress and the expectations placed upon those working in veterinary practice have been examined in a variety of articles previously published in the Journal. These articles can be accessed in this virtual issue by clicking on the links below.

All articles are free to read via this page until 30 June 2020. Bookmark now for easy access later.
Review Article Current insights in veterinarians’ psychological wellbeing FM Moir & ARK Van den Brink Vol. 68 Iss. 1, 2020
Guest Editorial Enhancing the wellbeing of veterinarians Stuart Gordon Vol. 68 Iss. 1, 2020
Scientific Article Quantitative and thematic analysis of complaints by clients against clinical veterinary practitioners in New Zealand SJG Gordon, DH Gardner, JF Weston, CF Bolwell, J Benschop & TJ Parkinson Vol. 67 Iss. 3, 2019
Scientific Article Workplace bullying and relationships with health and performance among a sample of New Zealand veterinarians DH Gardner & W Rasmussen Vol. 66 Iss. 2, 2018
Scientific Article Relationships between workplace well-being, job demands and resources in a sample of veterinary nurses in New Zealand S Kimber & DH Gardner Vol. 64 Iss. 4, 2016
Scientific Article Tasks considered by veterinarians to cause them musculoskeletal discomfort, and suggested solutions AM Scuffham , EC Firth , MA Stevenson & SJ Legg Vol. 58 Iss. 1, 2010
Scientific Article Work-related stress in the veterinary profession in New Zealand DH Gardner & D Hini Vol. 54 Iss. 3, 2006
Scientific Article Survey of women veterinarians in New Zealand Part I: Patterns of work Jan M. Jones Vol. 33 Iss. 8, 1985

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