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Special report: suicidal ideation among American surgeons.

Shanafelt TD; Balch CM; Dyrbye L; Bechamps G; Russell T; Satele D; Rummans T; Swartz K; Novotny PJ; Sloan J; Oreskovich MR.

This study found that 1 in 16 surgeons reported suicidal ideation in the previous year with a strong relationship between such ideation and perceived depression, burnout, and a recent medical error.