Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Alzheimer's Disease by Dr. Alan L. Berman
This ebook offers information about Alzheimer’s disease and its association with suicide risk behaviors. Studies summarized here describe the factors that are important to consider when evaluating an Alzheimer patient’s risk of developing suicidal thoughts. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included.
Written by: Camilla Haw, St. Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton, UK, and Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Dan Harwood, Isle of Wight NHS, St. Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight, UK
Keith Hawton, Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, UK
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