Euthanasia distress and fearlessness about death in German veterinarians - Glaesmer H, Bahramsoltani M, Schwerdtfeger K, Spangenberg L.

BACKGROUND: The elevated risk of suicide in veterinarians is still not well understood, but euthanasia distress and increased fearlessness about death (FAD) have been discussed as specific risk factors. Aims: We investigated German veterinarians to test wh...
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