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Why is the divorce rate among doctors so high?

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Answer #1 | 12/05 2016 18:13
one reason: They tend to ignore their spouses and/or children in favor of their professional life.
Answer #2 | 12/05 2016 21:33
because of the stress level and the long hours.
Answer #3 | 12/05 2016 20:01
long hours away from home
Answer #4 | 13/05 2016 16:47
I'd assume it's because it's a stressful job with very long hours
Answer #5 | 28/05 2016 18:41
Answer #6 | 12/05 2016 18:07
All those pretty little young girls in nursing and aide uniforms. Also, there is a large amount of stress involved in being a doctor and a mate to a doctor. that probably accounts for the most part.
Answer #7 | 12/05 2016 20:39
Is it? Can you provide statistics for physicians (MD/DO/DPM) vs the rest of the population? Better yet, physicians vs people in jobs with similar hours and stress levels?
Answer #8 | 13/05 2016 04:26
It isn't, actually. The divorce rate is high among the population in general, but physicians do not divorce more often than many other health professionals - and in fact, they often divorce less often than some other types of professionals. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/840453
Answer #9 | 12/05 2016 13:39
Is it? Can you provide statistics for physicians (MD/DO/DPM) vs the rest of the population? Better yet, physicians vs people in jobs with similar hours and stress levels?
Answer #10 | 12/05 2016 21:26
It isn't, actually. The divorce rate is high among the population in general, but physicians do not divorce more often than many other health professionals - and in fact, they often divorce less often than some other types of professionals. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/840453
Answer #11 | 12/05 2016 11:07
All those pretty little young girls in nursing and aide uniforms. Also, there is a large amount of stress involved in being a doctor and a mate to a doctor. that probably accounts for the most part.
Answer #12 | 22/02 2017 23:15
Divorce Rate Among Doctors
Answer #13 | 12/05 2016 11:13
one reason: They tend to ignore their spouses and/or children in favor of their professional life.
Answer #14 | 12/05 2016 13:01
long hours away from home
Answer #15 | 28/05 2016 11:41
Answer #16 | 13/05 2016 09:47
I'd assume it's because it's a stressful job with very long hours
Answer #17 | 12/05 2016 14:33
because of the stress level and the long hours.

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