What Profession Has The Highest Suicide Rate?

Physicians have the highest suicide rate of any profession.

via What I’ve learned from saving physicians from suicide.

Update 09.19.14

Suicide and the Young Physician – The Atlantic.

One might expect that older physicians, after years in an emotionally and often physically taxing profession, bear the burden of an increased suicide risk. But it is really a phenomenon of young physicians. Suicide accounts for 26 percent of deaths among physicians aged 25 to 39, as compared to 11 percent of deaths in the same age group in the general population.

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