Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Chronic Pain

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Chronic Pain

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

This review explores the association between chronic pain and suicide risk factors. Patients with certain chronic pains are at a higher risk of self-injurious behavior, and other, related risk factors may add to the susceptibility of committing suicide. The authors of the ebook examine preventive measures for reducing suicidal behavior. Practical recommendations

Overview

This review explores the association between chronic pain and suicide risk factors. Patients with certain chronic pains are at a higher risk of self-injurious behavior, and other, related risk factors may add to the susceptibility of committing suicide. The authors of the ebook examine preventive measures for reducing suicidal behavior. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.

Written by:
Renée El-Gabalawy, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Canada

Gordon J.G. Asmundson, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada

Jitender Sareen, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Canada

Edited by:
Alan L. Berman, Ph.D., Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology, President, International Association for Suicide Prevention
Maurizio Pompili, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, Sant’ Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy and McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045134743
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/05/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #5
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
246 KB

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Alan L. Berman, Ph.D., Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology, President, International Association for Suicide Prevention

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