Year: 1975 Source: Psychiatric Opinion, v.12, no.4, (1975), p.29-30 SIEC No: 19840733

Briefly discusses the rate of suicide among female physicians, highest among young and single women. The role of occupational and social stresses is examined, including the problems of coping with subtle or overt prejudices. It is suggested that greater sensitivity within training institutions to the needs of those being trained would be of major importance in alleviating the problem.