Year: 2005 Source: Pittsburgh, PA: Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc., (2005). 134p. SIEC No: 20070087

This book begins with a discussion of neuroimaging & the neurobiological aspects of suicide. In addition to considering how psychiatric disorders can affect a suicidal patient, the author also addresses the influence of medical disorders on suicidality. Following this, there is a discussion of the psychopharmacology of suicidality, especially in interaction with drugs that treat psychiatric disorders. Insight about suicide is provided from a psychiatrist’s point of view as social, cultural, & religious factors that contribute to suicidality are discussed.