Disease, Pain, and Suicidal Behavior
Elsebeth Stenager, M.D., Ph.D., Egon Stenager, M.D.
Estimating the risk for suicidal behavior among patients is often a very complex challenge for psychiatrists, general practitioners, psychologists, surgeons, specialists in internal medicine, neurologists, nurses, and social workers. Disease, Pain, and Suicidal Behavior is designed to help you understand the methodological problems involved in the assessment of risk for suicidal behavior in patients with various somatic and psychiatric disorders so that you can establish effective approaches to the psychosocial treatment of endangered patients. Through the book's comprehensive and insightful discussions, you will even learn specific strategies for improving the quality of life of such patients.