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ERIC Number: EJ154640
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Suicide and Drug Abuse in the Medical Community
Bressler, Bernard
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 6, 3, 169-177, F 76
In the United States each year the equivalent of an average-size medical school graduating class commits suicide, with the highest incidence occurring in the decade following the completion of training. Of these suicides, 20 percent to 30 percent are associated with drug abuse and 40 percent with alcoholism. Various problem areas are considered. (Author)
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