A review of suicide risks associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as supported by research literature. Authored by Nina A. Cooperman, Psy.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ. More
Individuals with HIV/AIDS may be at a high risk for suicidal behavior. This ebook provides a review of the literature on the risk factors that play a role in the development of suicidal ideation among HIV/AIDS patients. Practical recommendations for caregivers are provided.
Written by: Nina A. Cooperman, Psy.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
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