Document Type

Article

Journal Title

Dental Hypotheses

Publication Date

Fall 10-2012

Volume

3

Abstract

This article summarizes relevant scientific data on the alleged high suicide rate among dentists as compared to other health care professions. Potential contributing risk factors for the dental profession are identified. In addition, a brief review is provided for major depressive disorder, a contributor to increased suicide, along with its symptoms, underlying theory, drug treatment and coping skills to combat this disorder.]

ISSN

2155-8213

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