Nurses are at a higher risk of suicide than the general population according to the findings of the first national investigation into nurse suicide in over twenty years.
Despite often being known as the healers, those who aim to save lives, it is estimated that as many as 400 physicians die by suicide in the U.S. each year.
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One doctor openly discusses the often-overlooked epidemic of suicide among physicians, and what can be done to stop it.
Nurses are twice at risk for depression than the general population.