Tag: mental health

Survey of the frequency and perceived stressfulness of ethical dilemmas encountered in UK veterinary practice

The scale of the ethical challenges faced by veterinary surgeons and their perceived stressful consequences were investigated via a short questionnaire, completed by 58 practising veterinary surgeons. Respondents were asked to report how frequently they faced ethical dilemmas, and to rate on a simple numerical scale (zero to 10) how […]

Survey documents high levels of stress, burnout in Australian veterinarians

A survey has found that 63.4 per cent of Australian veterinarians experience depression, anxiety, stress or burnout, compared with 35.7 per cent in the general population. The survey sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, Norbrook, Apex Laboratories and Boehringer Ingleheim, was published in the Australian Veterinary Journal. It is the first […]