Doctors’ Health & Wellbeing

Concerning Finding from Survey of Doctors’ Mental Health


Beyondblue has released the results of its world first mental health survey of 14,000 Australian doctors and medical students.

 

The survey was undertaken with the aims of:

  • Understanding issues associated with the mental health of Australian medical students and doctors
  • Increasing awareness across the medical profession and broader community of issues associated with the mental health of medical students and doctors
  • Informing the development of mental health services and supports for the medical profession

 

The survey results will serve as a harsh reminder to doctors and medical students of the personal psychological toll that is clearly evidenced amongst the medical profession.

 

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