Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Peptic Ulcers

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Peptic Ulcers

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

Patients who have peptic ulcers are observed to have a strong and consistent excess risk of suicide, according to this review. The literature presented in this ebook indicates that peptic ulcers are associated with many mental disorders which may be linked to suicidal behaviors. Clinicians are urged to review suicide prevention strategies. Practical recommendations… See more details below

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Patients who have peptic ulcers are observed to have a strong and consistent excess risk of suicide, according to this review. The literature presented in this ebook indicates that peptic ulcers are associated with many mental disorders which may be linked to suicidal behaviors. Clinicians are urged to review suicide prevention strategies. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.Written by:Sharam Bahmanyar, M.D., Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinksa Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgon, IranChristina Hultman, Ph.D., Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinksa Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenEdited by:Alan L. Berman, Ph.D., Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology, President, International Association for Suicide PreventionMaurizio 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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ISBN-13:
2940045136655
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #19
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Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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