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Depression in Physicians: Hyperfunctioning Depression or Professional Depression?
J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69:1661-1661 [letter]
Copyright 2008 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: In their recent article, Schwenk et al. bring a very important
and sensitive issue to light. The authors show a high rate
(11.3%) of moderate to severe depression among physicians.
However, in the context of the article, they find an even more
interesting, yet puzzling issue: the fact that 52.2% of physicians
with moderate to severe depression reported that “working hard
helps to lessen my depression.”