Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior and Nonadherence to Medical Regimen

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior and Nonadherence to Medical Regimen

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

Failure to properly adhere to a medical regimen may place patients at risk for suicidal behaviors, according to the authors of this ebook. A considerable number of research studies in this review point to suicidal ideation and self-injurious actions as a result of non-compliance with medication usage. Practical recommendations for caregivers are

Overview

Failure to properly adhere to a medical regimen may place patients at risk for suicidal behaviors, according to the authors of this ebook. A considerable number of research studies in this review point to suicidal ideation and self-injurious actions as a result of non-compliance with medication usage. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.

Written by:
Bridget E. Weller, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, NC

David B. Goldston, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, NC

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:
2940045136709
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #24
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
79 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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