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Study Compares Mental Health and Well Being of Veterinarians and General Population

13/03/18 By
MSD Veterinary Manual

A new study funded by MSD Animal Health surveyed the mental health and well being of veterinarians in the US and compared the findings with those of a long-running national survey of the general population. While there are substantial numbers of veterinarians reporting severe psychological distress, the prevalence is similar to that in the population as a whole.

More details on the study of veterinary well being and mental health can be found at AVMA. 

More information on self-care for veterinarians is available in the MSD Veterinary Manual.