When Suicide Is Not a Suicide: An Epilogue

The term 'suicidal bombings' should perhaps be renamed 'homicidal bombings.' Here's why.

Psychiatry & Society

H. Steven Moffic, MD, discusses the risk of Muslim patients committing suicide, and also how 'suicide bombings' might be a misnomer.

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He is an advocate for mental health issues relate to climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric TimesTM.