Why Physicians Die by Suicide: Lessons Learned from Their Families and Others Who Cared
On Sale Now! Save 4% on the Why Physicians Die by Suicide: Lessons Learned from Their Families and Others Who Cared by Michael F Myers at Biblio Smiles. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Physicians are known to be a group of professionals who are at risk of taking their own lives. In this easy-to-read book, Dr. Michael Myers, a
Physicians are known to be a group of professionals who are at risk of taking their own lives. In this easy-to-read book, Dr. Michael Myers, a psychiatrist and specialist in physician health, attempts to explain the mystery of why some doctors, despite their calling and the adoration of their families, patients, students and colleagues, perish by suicide. He combines the powerful and gripping insights of dozens of bereaved people whom he interviewed for this project with disguised stories from his decades long clinical practice to shed some light on this national tragedy.
The stigma attached to mental illness in doctors is ubiquitous and pernicious – and, because untreated illness is one of the major drivers to suicide, Dr. Myers argues that stigma must be fought with urgency and might. He makes across-the-board recommendations in an effort to prevent suicide in physicians and concludes that everyone has a role to play in saving a doctor’s life. This is a book about heartbreak, loss, prevailing, growth, passion and hope. It’s a book for doctors themselves, their families, those who train them, those who treat them and those who care about them.
|Manufacturer:||Michael F Myers|
|Publisher:||Michael F Myers|
|Studio:||Michael F Myers|
|Item Size:||0.49 x 9 x 9 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.78 pounds|
|Package Size:||6 x 0.49 x 0.49 inches|
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