The United States loses the equivalent of at least one entire medical school class (approximately 400 physicians) each year to suicide.
In other words, 300-400 doctors in the United States kill themselves every year, or roughly 1 per day. Male doctors have suicide rates 1.4 times that of the general population, while female doctors have twice the rate of depression and 2.3 times the suicide rate when compared with women who are not physicians.
Help for Today's Tense, Frustrated Doctors. Medscape, 2009.
Doctors have higher rates of suicide than the general population: 40% higher for male doctors, 130% for female doctors http://goo.gl/ckTm
Doctors are quietly opting out of medicine http://goo.gl/emmTA
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