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Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Prescription Medications and Increased Suicide Risk
     

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Prescription Medications and Increased Suicide Risk

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
 

This ebook highlights the misuse of prescription medications and their relationship to an increased risk of suicide. Literature reviewed here look at several types of medications and how they contribute to suicidal behaviors. This review discusses the aims of clinicians for understanding which medications are more likely to lead to suicide. Practical

Overview

This ebook highlights the misuse of prescription medications and their relationship to an increased risk of suicide. Literature reviewed here look at several types of medications and how they contribute to suicidal behaviors. This review discusses the aims of clinicians for understanding which medications are more likely to lead to suicide. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included.

Written by:
Matthew P. Lahaie, J.D., M.D., Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Timothy W. Lineberry, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN

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

BN ID:
2940045136723
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #25
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
87 KB

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Meet the Author

Alan L. Berman, Ph.D., Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology, President, International Association for Suicide Prevention

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