Why doctors are more affected than others
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Dr. Rahul Solanki
Why doctors are more affected than others
Every year 300-400 physicians commit suicide in the US. While there is no such data for suicide rates among medical professionals in India, psychiatrists say it is much higher than general population.

Stress levels are very high among medical professionals. But another key factor could be easier access to narcotic drugs that can kill, said Dr Sudhir Gupta, professor and head of forensic sciences department at AIIMS. He added that there had been at least two-three instances in the institute where the victim had injected drugs to kill self in last two years....

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Dr. A●●●k G●●●●i
Dr. A●●●k G●●●●i General Medicine
Reasons for suicides in doctors are mainly, long working hours, no social contacts and Less time spent wth family leading to strain relationship. Also half of life is spent in studies n monetary returns ate much less than their counterparts
Apr 9, 2017Like
Dr. H●●●●●●u R●y
Dr. H●●●●●●u R●y Paediatrics
Nice observation/himanshu/ 9938471014
Apr 10, 2017Like
Dr. M●●●●●●●s C
Dr. M●●●●●●●s C Paediatric Surgery
Stress is the primary factor, but this stress is more often self created, more due to a disparity between the desired and reality.
Apr 11, 2017Like