Doctors Reckon with High Rate of Suicide in Their Ranks

August 3, 2018

(Kaiser Health News) – The medical profession is built on the myth that its workers are all highly conditioned athletes — clocking long hours while somehow staying immune to fatigue and the emotional toll of their jobs. But there’s a dark side to the profession that has been largely veiled — even from doctors themselves: They are far more likely than the general population to take their own lives.

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