Men and Suicide: A Neural Basis for the Acquired Capability

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Advanced

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CE Course Description

The high rate of fatal suicidal behavior in men is an urgent issue as highlighted in the public eye via news sources and media outlets.  This advanced CE course addresses this issue while attempting to understand the neural substrates underlying the gender differences in the rate of fatal suicidal behavior.

Article Author: Gopikrishna Deshpande, Ph.D., et al.
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CE Course Objectives

1.  Explain the observed gender differences in fatal suicidal behavior.

2.  Investigate under what circumstances a lethal suicide attempt is possible.

3.  Elucidate the sections of the brain that have been shown to form the hate circuit.

4.  Identify the brain regions that are activated exclusively in males.

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