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This chapter describes psychopharmacological approaches in two different conditions: acute suicidality after psychosocial stress conditions & acute or chronic suicidality as a symptom or result of a relevant psychiatric disorder. The effects of psychopharmacological treatment in neuroses & personality disorders, unipolar & bipolar depression, & schizophrenia are discussed. (11 refs.)