Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide Risk and Skin Diseases

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide Risk and Skin Diseases

by Dr. Alan L. Berman
     
 

This ebook examines suicide risk in association with various skin diseases. Literature reviewed here shows that certain skin diseases may prompt the development of suicidal ideation and self-injurious behaviors among patients. This review suggests that clinicians should understand ways to treat patients at risk of attempting suicide. Practical recommendations for… See more details below

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This ebook examines suicide risk in association with various skin diseases. Literature reviewed here shows that certain skin diseases may prompt the development of suicidal ideation and self-injurious behaviors among patients. This review suggests that clinicians should understand ways to treat patients at risk of attempting suicide. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.Written by:Madhulika A. Gupta,M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, CanadaEdited 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044260146
Publisher:
American Association of Suicidology
Publication date:
12/06/2012
Series:
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk , #20
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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