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Electrodermal hyporeactivity and suicide risk

Lars-Håkan Thorell

in Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention

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ISBN: 9780198570059
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199640461 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198570059.003.0047

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Electrodermal hyporeactivity and suicide risk

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Electrodermal hyporeactivity is related to the incidence of suicide and violent attempted suicide in depressed patients. The electrodermal reactivity test is a non-invasive examination of habituation to a standardized tone stimulus. Further testing of electrodermal hyporeactivity in clinical conditions is needed.

Chapter.  1396 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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