Suicide in Psychiatric Disorders

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The main purpose of this book is to provide the first comprehensive analysis of suicide in psychiatric patients. 95 per cent of those who commit suicide had a psychiatric disorder and yet suicide is rarely investigated in psychiatric patients. The book provides a relevant contribution to the prediction and prevention of suicide. This is a first book devoted to the subject with comprehensive chapters, including epidemiology, risk factors, preventive strategies and available treatments.
 

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Contents

Suicide in Psychiatric Disorders During Adolescence
3
Beneficial and Adverse Effects of Antidepressants on Suicide Mortality in Individuals with Major Depression
19
Suicide Risk and Somatization Disorder
37
Acute Risk Factors for Suicide Anxiety Severity as a Treatment Modifiable Risk Factor
49
Early Positive and Negative Symptoms and Poor Functioning and Later Suicidal Activity among Schizophrenia Schizoaffective and Depressive Patients
57
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD and Suicide
77
Management of Suicide Risk in the Psychiatric Emergency Department
99
Suicide Risk in Dissociative Disorders
119
Psychopharmacology for Suicide Prevention
193
Perspectives in Suicide Research and Prevention A Commentary
215
Suicidal Behavior in Unipolar Depression Focus on Mixed States
223
Psychotherapy for Preventing Suicide
237
Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior
265
Stress Distress Emotional Regulation and Suicide Attempts in Female Adolescents
295
Suicide Risk in Schizophrenia
315
Suicidal Behaviors in Borderline Personality Disorder
333

Suicide Risk among Epileptic Patients
135
Suicide and Attempted Suicide in Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa Obesity and WeightImage Concern
153
Narcissistic Vulnerability to Suicide
181
Medical Staff Dealing with Suicidal Patients The Example of the Schizophrenia Patient
371
Index
379
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