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Suicide Prevention

The Relationship of Sleep Disturbance to Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors: An Opportunity for Intervention


by Wilfred Pigeon, PhD
Seminar date: 9/12/2016

Description: Presenters will briefly review the literature regarding the relationship between sleep and suicidal thought and behavior including ongoing work on the development of interventions to concurrently address insomnia, depressive symptomatology, and suicide risk. The presentation and discussion will include suggestions for clinicians and recommendations for shaping future research protocols. Intended audience: Clinicians, researchers, and public health professionals interested in the research and/or treatment of sleep disorders and suicide.

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