Depressive Symptoms in Medical Students and Residents: A Multischool Study.

Background: This multisite, anonymous study assessed depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in medical trainees (medical students and residents).

Conclusions: Depression remains a significant issue for medical trainees. This study highlights the importance of ongoing mental health assessment, treatment, and education for medical trainees.

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Goebert, D, Thompson, D, et al. Depressive Symptoms in Medical Students and Residents: A Multischool Study. Acad Med 84(2): 236-241, 2009.

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