Burnout and Suicidal Ideation among U.S. Medical Students

@article{Dyrbye2008BurnoutAS,
  title={Burnout and Suicidal Ideation among U.S. Medical Students},
  author={Liselotte N. Dyrbye and Matthew R. Thomas and F. Stanford Massie and David V. Power and Anne Eacker and William V. Harper and Steven J. Durning and Christine Yu Moutier and Daniel W. Szydlo and Paul J. Novotny and Jeff Sloan and Tait D. Shanafelt},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={149},
  pages={334-341}
}
Death by suicide is a major occupational hazard for physicians (1). The suicide rate among male physicians is more than 40% higher than among men in the general population, whereas that of female physicians is a staggering 130% higher than among women in the general population (1, 2). The increased risk for suicide among physicians may begin during medical school (3). Available studies suggest that the suicide rate among medical students is higher than in the age-matched population (35). Other… 
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