Neurobiology of suicidal behavior in post-traumatic stress disorder

  title={Neurobiology of suicidal behavior in post-traumatic stress disorder},
  author={Leo Sher},
  journal={Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics},
  pages={1233 - 1235}
  • L. Sher
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a frequent and severe disorder that can develop after exposure to a traumatic event. People with PTSD suffer from a range of symptoms that interfere with their capacities to enjoy normal life. Post-traumatic stress disorder is frequently comorbid with other psychiatric disorders. Multiple lines of evidence suggest an important relationship between PTSD and suicidal behavior. This association has been observed both in clinical and in general population… 

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