Year: 2000 Source: Psychiatric Times, v.XVII, no.8, (August 2000), 6p. SIEC No: 20050445

The author explores the challenges involved in the psychiatric treatment of physicians, most notably stigma from the public & the profession as a whole. The increased risk for suicide among this patient population is discussed, & 10 recommendations for delivering effective psychiatric treatment to physician patients are provided. (6 refs)