Suicide in Schizophrenia

Suicide in Schizophrenia

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Why an entire volume on suicide in schizophrenia? It would appear that international literature already provides enough information in this field. Also, the daily growing number of papers on suicide among schizophrenic are certainly a more updated source of information may contribute to the reduction of deaths by suicide among these patients. Yet, as in the case of suicide as a whole, this progress of knowledge does not match with reduction of suicide rates, let alone reduction of suicide rates among people with schizophrenia. Maybe a summary, an overview that cannot be achieved with a simple Medline search may help those who are involved and those who should be involved in the prevention of self-killing of schizophrenic patients. This book, therefore, reports essays of some of the opinion leaders in the field with the aim to shed light to such overwhelming phenomenon.John Kasckow, M.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati, as well as the ... as well as geriatric competency and functional capacity and placement in the community She practiced family law in the Sananbsp;...

Title:Suicide in Schizophrenia
Author:Roberto Tatarelli, Maurizio Pompili, Paolo Girardi
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2006-01-01


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