By the time I was 40, two of my doctors had committed suicide, an older gentleman who was my opthalamologist (sp.?) and a young woman who was my gynecologist–hers was especially tragic as she was a really sweet person with young children.
Might I ask what Straight Dope column this is in reference to?
Almost certainly the column is Do dentists have the highest suicide rate?, a column from 2001 which showed
So, OP - having any trouble finding a new doctor?