This review explores the association between chronic pain and suicide risk factors. Patients with certain chronic pains are at a higher risk of self-injurious behavior, and other, related risk factors may add to the susceptibility of committing suicide. The authors of the ebook examine preventive measures for reducing suicidal behavior. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.
Renée El-Gabalawy, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Canada
Gordon J.G. Asmundson, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Canada
Jitender Sareen, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Canada
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
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