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Suicidal Thoughts (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: John Shields, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Erik D Barton, MD, MS, Associate Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.

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Crosby, A. "Suicidal Behaviors in the African American Community." Journal of Black Psychologists 32.3 Aug. 2006: 1-9.

Goodwin, R.D., and A. Marusic. "Association Between Short Sleep and Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempt Among Adults in the General Population." Sleep 31.8 Aug. 2008 August: 1097-1101.

Kamath, P., Y.C. Reddy, and T. Kandavel. "Suicidal Behavior in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder." Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 68.11 Nov. 2007: 1741-1750.

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Miklowitz, D.J., D.A. Axelson, B. Birmaher, et al. "Family-Focused Treatment for Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder: Results of a 2-Year Randomized Trial." Journal of Affective Disorders 82.1 Oct. 2004: S113-S128.

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Postolache, T.T., H. Komarow, L.H. Tonelli. "Allergy: A Risk Factor for Suicide?" Current Treatment Options in Neurology 10.5 Sept. 2008: 363-376.


Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2010

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