Experts from Monash University as part of the analysis found that drug overdose among medical staff occupies a significant share of mortality. Every 200-th the medic in the U.S., according to reports, is dying from taking drugs.
Interestingly, women physicians are susceptible to drug addiction than men. Perhaps this is due to high levels of stress at work, which not everyone can handle.
Veterinarians most often suffer from drug addiction and have died as a result of an overdose. The most common drugs were the barbiturates. This group of drugs are used for euthanasia of Pets.