Year: 2008 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.165, no.10, (October 2008), p.1356-1357 SIEC No: 20080866

In this letter to the editor, Dr. Terao comments on an article by Siever (2008) on the neurobiology of aggression & violence. Terao notes suicide, which he calls the most dangerous self-directed aggressive behaviour, was not explicitly mentioned nor was lithium included in the discussion of pharmacological treatments. Dr. Siever’s reply follows. (10 refs)