Year: 1991 Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, v.25, (1991), p.95-110 SIEC No: 19910802

This article analyzes gender disadvantages for female physicians. The authors include a section on depression & suicide. They outline the studies on female doctors & suicide, & point out the bias towards blaming women instead of blaming the medical system. Systemic problems are identified within the institutions of medicine & psychiatry which compromise the development of both female & male trainees, & recommendations are suggested. (VM)