Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Epilepsy

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Epilepsy

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

This ebook discusses the significant links between epilepsy and suicide risk. Studies reviewed in this ebook reveal that certain types of epilepsy could lead to self-injurious behavior among patients. Clinicians are urged to focus on the different types and stages of epilepsy in order to better understand its relationship with suicide. Practical recommendations for

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Overview

This ebook discusses the significant links between epilepsy and suicide risk. Studies reviewed in this ebook reveal that certain types of epilepsy could lead to self-injurious behavior among patients. Clinicians are urged to focus on the different types and stages of epilepsy in order to better understand its relationship with suicide. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.

Written by:
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:
2940045136471
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #12
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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