The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian
Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
Jobs in Social Media Require People to Face the Cruelest Parts of the Internet
This is how social media editors deal with their high-stress gigs.
Chaseedaw Giles, Kaiser Health News
Many Doctors Feel They Have to Hide Their Suicidal Thoughts
"I think physicians want to see themselves as strong and being able to fix things on their own, and not needing too much help."
This Is What It's Like to Be a Crime Scene Cleaner
Blood, guts, and trauma are just part of the job description.
Why It’s So Hard to Be a Teacher Right Now
“I am overworked, underpaid, underappreciated, and blamed for things that are out of my control.”
This Is How People Who Hold Others' Lives in Their Hands Deal With Stress
You think your job is stressful?
We're Working Nurses to Death
"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”
Working With Dead People Has Its Own Special Kind of Job Stress
People in the funeral industry can report high levels of stress and anxiety similar to caregivers. It's known as compassion fatigue.
When Being a Journalist Is Terrible for Your Mental Health
"It felt like the parts of my brain that contain motivation, energy, and the ability to arrange ideas had been injected with novocaine."
The Extreme Anxiety of Being a Freelancer
That "freedom" will test your mental health.
Are Dentists Really More Prone to Suicide?
"You're in a career where nobody wants to see you and you're the last place they want to come back to and it's depressing."