Two in five GPs have experienced mental health problems, finds survey Two in five GPs have suffered from a mental health condition, according to a survey of over 1,000 GPs.
The survey, carried out by mental health charity Mind, revealed that 40% had experienced mental health problems, including conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
It also found that GPs are more likely to turn to friends and family for support than their own doctor.
The BMA GP Committee has urged for more action on tackling the 'unmanageable' and 'unsafe' workloads which are damaging GP mental health. Pulse