Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Asthma and Suicide

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Asthma and Suicide

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

This ebook identifies age groups that are more likely to experience depressive symptoms comorbid with asthma. The review contains a discussion of studies that explore the potential dose-response relationship between asthma severity and other negative conditions that may be risk factors for suicide. The authors examine the literature on asthma as a chronic medical

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This ebook identifies age groups that are more likely to experience depressive symptoms comorbid with asthma. The review contains a discussion of studies that explore the potential dose-response relationship between asthma severity and other negative conditions that may be risk factors for suicide. The authors examine the literature on asthma as a chronic medical condition and suicide risk, shared causal factors and potential increases in attempts by age group. Recommendations for caregivers are given at the end of the ebook.

Written by:
Erick Messias, M.D., Ph.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, AR

Diana Clarke, Ph.D., American Psychiatric Association, Arlington, VA

Flora J. Or, M.H.S., Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD

Renee Goodwin, Ph.D., M.P.H., Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY

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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045136402
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #7
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
71 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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