Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Dysmetabolisms: A Focus on Prolactin

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Dysmetabolisms: A Focus on Prolactin

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

This ebook investigates the role of prolactin in the development of suicidal behaviors among patients with dysmetabolism. The research, reviewed in this ebook, suggests that patients affected by hyperprolactinema might be at risk for suicide attempts. The discussion calls for health-care professionals to evaluate prolactin as a risk factor for suicide Practical

Overview

This ebook investigates the role of prolactin in the development of suicidal behaviors among patients with dysmetabolism. The research, reviewed in this ebook, suggests that patients affected by hyperprolactinema might be at risk for suicide attempts. The discussion calls for health-care professionals to evaluate prolactin as a risk factor for suicide Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.

Written by:
Gianluca Serafini, Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

David Lester, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, NJ

Maurizio Pompili, Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Functions, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

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:
2940045136457
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #11
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
81 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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