Year: 1969 Source: Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, v.14, no.5, (1969), p.309-515 SIEC No: 19831961

Examines the emotional problems encountered among physicians & their wives as described in recent literature. It was found that the emotionally taxed physician is often reluctant to admit his need for or seek help, adheres to unrealistic aspirations set by himself & society, often resorts to alcohol or drugs, may precipitate emotional problems in his wife as a result of interactional difficulties stemming from occupational pressures & often resorts to suicide.(DD)