50 years ago, drug abuse was higher among physicians than the public

Excerpt from the April 5, 1969 issue of Science News


DRUGGED DOCTORS  Whether now or 50 years ago, doctors have been stressed and overworked — and some have turned to easily accessible drugs and alcohol to help take off the edge.

Amawasri Pakdara/shutterstock

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Health & Medicine

From the Nature Index

Paid Content