18. Suicide Prevention

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen3,4
  1. Zoltán Rihmer

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470017953.ch18

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

How to Cite

Rihmer, Z. (2005) Suicide Prevention, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470017953.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    International Mood Center, Department of Psychiatry at the University of San Diego and Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. (116-A), San Diego, CA 92161, USA

  2. 3

    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA

  3. 4

    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly & Co, 525 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225, USA

Author Information

  1. National Institute for Psychiatry and Neurology, Budapest 27, POB 1, 1281 Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856079

Online ISBN: 9780470017951

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Keywords:

  • suicide behavior;
  • psychological autopsy studies;
  • permanent psychosocial stressors;
  • long-term pharmacotherapy;
  • role of psychopharmacons;
  • schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder;
  • bipolar II depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mood Disorders and Suicide

  • Suicide Risk in Bipolar Disorders

  • Suicide Prevention in Bipolar Disorders

  • The Role of Psychopharmacons in Suicide Prevention of Bipolar Patients

  • The Role of Psychosocial Interventions in Suicide Prevention of Bipolar Patients

  • References