Details on suicide among US physicians: data from the National Violent Death Reporting System.

@article{Gold2013DetailsOS,
  title={Details on suicide among US physicians: data from the National Violent Death Reporting System.},
  author={Katherine J. Gold and Ananda Sen and Thomas L. Schwenk},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={45-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Physician suicide is an important public health problem as the rate of suicide is higher among physicians than the general population. Unfortunately, few studies have evaluated information about mental health comorbidities and psychosocial stressors which may contribute to physician suicide. We sought to evaluate these factors among physicians versus non-physician suicide victims. METHODS We used data from the United States National Violent Death Reporting System to evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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