Year: 1990 Source: Virginia Dental Journal, v.67, no.3, (July-September 1990), p.31-37 SIEC No: 19910447

This article begins by discussing research on dentists’ suicide rates. The author finds that dentists’ suicide rates are no higher than the general population. The author then describes the stresses involved in the job of a dentist, as well as the stresses for dental students & dental school faculties. He concludes by making some suggestions for individual & institiutional changes which can lessen stress. (VM)