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A student mental health and welfare program in a medical faculty

Chris C Tennant
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (1): 9.
Published online: 1 July 2002

It has been long recognised that the practice of medicine is stressful and that doctors are prone to anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol problems, and even suicide.1,2 Similarly, the process of medical education is stressful and medical students, too, are at risk of psychological problems.3

  • Chris C Tennant

  • University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: tennant@med.usyd.edu.au

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