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Do No Harm: Taking a Closer Look at Suicidality in Physicians

Do No Harm: Taking a Closer Look at Suicidality in Physicians

In the United States, at least one physician commits suicide every day. It’s the highest suicide rate of any profession, taking the lives of up to 40 physicians per every 100,000—a rate that is twice the national average. And until now, no one has really talked about it. However, a new documentary seeks to take a closer look at the deadly trend in medical care.

KETAMINE FOR SUICIDAL IDEATION | SIGNS OF SUICIDAL DEPRESSION 

KETAMINE FOR SUICIDAL IDEATION | SIGNS OF SUICIDAL DEPRESSION 

Suicidal depression is not a black and white issue. There is no one cause: untreated depression, substance abuse, stress, failure to reach unrealistic expectations at home or at work—all of these may play a factor in suicidal ideation. There is also no one solution: psychotherapy, antidepressant medications, electroconvulsive therapy—although these options have been at the forefront of suicidal depression treatment for decades. Until now.