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Special report: suicidal ideation among American surgeons.

Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Dyrbye L, et al. Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 2011;146:54-62.

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.