Questions About This Book?
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 10/15/2015.
What is included with this book?
A Practical Approach to Risk Assessmentprovides the reader with the requisite clinical background and an easily learned, practical model for performing systematic risk assessments for suicide and violence. Upon completion of this book, readers will understand the stratification of the patient's level of risk (low, moderate, or high) for each of these at the time of the risk assessment and in the future, and will develop a clinically informed risk reduction plan to mitigate any future risk of violence and suicide. A CD, which includes copies of all relevant tables, charts, and worksheets for printing, will also be included, as well as a section on psychiatric negligence and malpractice.