Friday, April 2, 2010

Veterinarians Much More Likely To Commit Suicide

Something as little off the beaten track. Vets much more likely to commit suicide than other health professionals. Who knew? The story explains why, and it makes sense (that they are prone, not why they do it).
Veterinarians more likely to commit suicide
You'd never know it by looking at us, but veterinarians are four times as likely to commit suicide than the average person; twice as likely as our human healthcare counterparts. This gloomy stat was brought to you by a series of United Kingdom studies conducted over the past few years, which culminated in a paper published just last week on the subject of why. more

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