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Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicidal Behavior Among Individuals with Arthritis
     

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicidal Behavior Among Individuals with Arthritis

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
 

This ebook identifies chronic conditions that are known to be highly comorbid with arthritic disorders and that can increase suicide risk. The authors explore the literature on arthritis and depressive, anxiety, and mood disorders. The ebook concludes with recommendations for caregivers regarding the specific comorbid conditions and the sex, and age groups most at

Overview

This ebook identifies chronic conditions that are known to be highly comorbid with arthritic disorders and that can increase suicide risk. The authors explore the literature on arthritis and depressive, anxiety, and mood disorders. The ebook concludes with recommendations for caregivers regarding the specific comorbid conditions and the sex, and age groups most at risk, and describes research findings that demonstrate potential reductions in suicide risk among some population groups.

Written by:
Sarah Brennenstuhl, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada

Yael Shaked, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Canada

Esme Fuller-Thomson, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 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

BN ID:
2940045136396
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #6
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
80 KB

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Meet the Author

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

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