Year: 1981 Source: Journal of the Missouri Dental Association, v.61, no.1, (January/February 1981), p.26-27 SIEC No: 20070488

Rothman addresses the belief that dentists are at high risk of suicide. He notes suicide is a world problem & not something that occurs solely among dentists. He presents general information on the definition of suicide, rates of suicide in various countries, & prevention strategies. He concludes by stating suicide is a problem everywhere & needs urgent attention. (2 refs.)