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The Consequence Of Caring: Veterinarians Grapple With Mental Health 

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Chessy the kitten weighs in at just over 4 llbs. Veterinarians see a variety of cases each day, from putting animals down to vaccinating those who are just starting their lives. “There a real emotional whiplash that occurs daily," Johnson said. (Photo by Mariana Dale - KJZZ)

The Consequence Of Caring: Veterinarians Grapple With Mental Health

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A study of U.S. veterinarians has found they’re almost twice as likely as the general population to experience psychological distress like depression and mental illnesses. It suggests one in six might have contemplated suicide since graduating.