By Sherry Karabin, Corporate Counsel Study: Lawyers Are 3.6 Times More Prone to Depression In-House Straight April 7, 2014 2:23 PM EDT | 4 Comments share share by mail share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. print reprints A professor looks at a phenomenon few want to talk about: how depression affects the legal profession. Sign up for a free digital membership and get great benefits like: Already Registered? Sign In now Unlimited free access to Corporate Counsel and Law Technology News online 5 free articles* every 30 days, from other ALM publications Exclusive discounts on ALM events and products CC Corporate Counsel digital newsletter, plus your choice of more than 30 digital newsletters Access on the device of your choice: smartphone, tablet, or desktop Create Account with LinkedIn Register Now *May exclude premium content VIEW COMMENTS ( 4 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions One WHo Knows Apr 18, 2014 Many have inflated egos along with enormous arrogance; few ever admit they‘re wrong or made a mistake, in both their professional and personal lives. Was married to one - they made their mother very happy when they finally passed the bar! She now had a "professional" son! Too bad depression took its toll on him. Apr 14, 2014 Actually, a lawyers job is very often to ensure that their clients are not lied to or stolen from in the course of every day tasks. By their very nature, these duties are inherently negative and contentious even in the eyes of their own clients who often view such counsel as cynical impediments. I imagine that attorneys particularly corporate attorneys rarely get thanked any more than the dentist who performs a root canal or the physician who performs a spinal tap. In fact, I suspect that it is quite the opposite. Being well paid only goes so far. Apr 07, 2014 Very intelligent comment by the below reader. Thank you for your opinion. Apr 07, 2014 Lying and stealing all day can take a toll on one‘s psyche. Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article# 1202649826460 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.