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Physician suicide is topic of growing professional and public health concern. Despite working to improve the health of others, physicians often sacrifice their own well-being to do so. Furthermore, there are systemic barriers in place that discourage self-care and help-seeking behaviors among physicians. This article will discuss the relevant epidemiology, risk factors, and barriers to treatment, then explore solutions to address this alarming trend.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-216
Number of pages6
JournalMissouri Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2019


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