Physicians experience burnout, depression, and suicidal thoughts at higher rates than the general population. That’s according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. We speak with a U.S. family physician who’s spoken to thousands of suicidal doctors, and a British psychologist who’s out with the new book, “Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors.”
What drives doctors to suicide
From this Episode:
Implications of 3D printing plastic guns
On Tuesday, a federal judge in Seattle issued a nationwide injunction on DIY gunmaker Cody Wilson’s plans to publish blueprints for 3D-printed guns online.
16 min, 35 sec
Is Klaus Biesenbach the right leader for MOCA?
LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art has hired Klaus Biesenbach as its new director. Biesenbach is currently the chief curator at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where he also...
6 min, 31 sec
The culture of silence around doctor suicides
Physicians experience burnout, depression and suicidal thoughts at higher rates than the general population, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
18 min, 23 sec