24. Pharmacological Prevention of Suicide in Bipolar Patients

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

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch24

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rihmer, Z. (2011) Pharmacological Prevention of Suicide in Bipolar Patients, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    International Mood Center, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, 7730 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Clinical and Theoretical Mental Health, and Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470747216

Online ISBN: 9780470975114

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Keywords:

  • Pharmacological Prevention of Suicide in Bipolar Patients;
  • clinicians;
  • Suicide Prevention in Bipolar Disorders;
  • Lithium and Antiepileptic Mood Stabilizers;
  • Antidepressants and Antipsychotics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mood disorders and suicidal behavior

  • Risk of suicidal behavior in bipolar disorders

  • Suicide prevention in bipolar disorders

  • References