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Common Physician Thought Distortions, Overgeneralization

We continue to look at common thought distortions affecting the entire population that do not spare us as a physician community. And some seem to be more prevalent for us. This week we will review overgeneralizations.

 

Overgeneralization. This is when we take something with a negative outcome and generalize it to include everything with similarities. Its' equivalent in a scientific study would be an underpowered one (in which the sample size is analytically too small to...

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Common Physician Thought Distortions, Overview

Piggybacking on the Optimizing Our Mindset as Physicians series, I’d like to bring to light some common thought distortions to which we are not immune. Dr. Ali Novitsky, my original and ongoing physician coach, and her husband, Dr. Mark Novitsky, a psychiatrist, were the first to introduce this concept at a conference I attended a few years back. 

 

I was aware that there were times I and those I worked with were wrong in our assumptions, but I didn’t have the framework...

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