Why are vets at high risk of suicide?

May 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/9/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 19, p575
Academic Journal
The article discusses research conducted by David Bartram of the University of Southampton regarding the psychological factors contributing to the high risk of suicide or proportional mortality ratio (PMR) for veterinarians. Bartram's research reveals that a higher level of certain personality dimension for high achiever veterinarians such as neuroticism and perfectionism could be the risk factors for suicide. Moreover, Bartram's elaboration on his research is provided.


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