Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Medical Procedures that Alter Suicide Risk
A review of suicide risks associated with medical procedures as supported by research literature. Authored by Matthew P. Lahaie, JD, MD, Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Timothy W. Lineberry, MD, Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN. More
This ebook studies the different types of medical procedures and how they modify the risk of suicide in patients. Research literature presented here shows that certain medical procedures may either increase or decrease the risk of suicide. This review discusses the approaches that clinicians are taking to study the reasons behind suicide risk. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included.
Matthew P. Lahaie, JD, MD, Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Timothy W. Lineberry, MD, Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN
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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