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Rising suicide rates among medical students rings alarm bells for profession
 

Rising suicide rates among medical students rings alarm bells for profession

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Year after year we read of young lives of budding physicians being taken intentionally in suicide attempts. Why does this keep occurring?
 
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24 Nov 2016 - General
 
In the Philippines, I have not heard of any cases of suicide among medical students, and I hope that it stays that way. In countries wherein suicide rates of medical studies are high, that calls for an intervention by medical school administrators and the government's education ministry to address such concerns. In such cases, there might be merit for yearly screening for depression and anxiety for medical students prior to being eligible to study medicine. If a person gets anxious because o...
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