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Suicide Risk Management : A Manual for Health Professionals,9781405153690

Suicide Risk Management : A Manual for Health Professionals

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Edition:
1st
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9781405153690

ISBN10:
1405153695
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals provides health professionals with the tools to recognize, assess, and manage the suicidal or potentially suicidal patient and presents important information regarding the epidemiology, risk factors and associated aspects of suicide. This book: Introduces the Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR) and provides instruction on how to use it appropriately in the clinic Features a continued self study program, the Suicide Risk Assessment Guide (SRAG), to assess clinical evaluation skills without running the risk of mishandling a suicidal patient Makes effective use of bulleted lists, tables and flowcharts to describe how to use the many factors to assess the risk of suicide in an individual patient Contains a summary card at the back of the book that provides an "at a glance" guide to the assessment process.

Author Biography

Stan Kutcher MD FRCPC is one of the world's leading authorities on child and adolescent psychiatry and is the author/editor of several successful books and over 150 scientific papers. He is Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the WHO Collaborating Center in Mental Health Training and Policy and Associate Dean of International Medical Development and Research at Dalhousie University.

Sonia Chehil MD FRCPC is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy Head of International Psychiatry at Dalhousie University with joint faculty appointments in child and adolescent and international psychiatry.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi
Objectives viii
Understanding Suicide Risk
1(33)
Suicide Risk Assessment
34(32)
Putting It All Together: The Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR)
66(5)
Suicide and Youth
71(9)
Commonly Encountered Problems in the Evaluation of Suicide Risk
80(6)
Suicide Prevention
86(2)
Suicide Intervention
88(5)
Post-suicide Interventions
93(3)
Clinical Vignettes for Group or Individual Study
96(17)
Appendices
113(18)
Appendix 1 Suicide Risk Assessment Guide (SRAG)
114(4)
Appendix 2 Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR)
118(1)
Appendix 3 6-item Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale (KADS)
119(5)
Appendix 4 Chehil and Kutcher Clinical Assessment of Adolescent Depression (CAAD)
124(7)
Index 131


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