Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Multiple Sclerosis
A review of suicide risks associated with multiple sclerosis as supported by research literature. Authored by Linda S. Samuel, L.C.S.W., M.S.W., private practice, Washington, DC. More
This ebook examines the relation between multiple sclerosis and elevated suicide risk. Research literature summarized here suggests that those with multiple sclerosis are likely to engage in self-injurious behaviors and that clinicians should evaluate ways to provide adequate support for patients. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included.
Linda S. Samuel, L.C.S.W., M.S.W., private practice, Washington, DC
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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