March 6, 2023
Mental Health | Tea Leaves
  • Nearly a quarter of physicians reported clinical depression in a new Medscape survey, while 9 percent admitted to suicidal thoughts. Medscape surveyed 9,100 physicians across 29 specialties last year. Two-thirds of doctors reported colloquial depression, according to the survey. Twenty-four percent of doctors reported clinical depression, and the survey also found that doctors are more likely to have suicidal thoughts compared to other professions. (Article here)