Harvard Medical School Guide to Suicide Assessment and Intervention

ISBN-10: 0787943037
ISBN-13: 9780787943035
Edition: 1999
List price: $110.00
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Description: The first in a series of Harvard Medical School books, this volume offers a model of suicide assessment that focuses on predisposing conditions, potentiating conditions and specific suicide inquiry.

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Book details

List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

The first in a series of Harvard Medical School books, this volume offers a model of suicide assessment that focuses on predisposing conditions, potentiating conditions and specific suicide inquiry.

Foreword
Preface
Assessment
Suicide Assessment: An Overview and Recommended Protocol
Epidemiology of Suicide
A Community Psychiatry Approach to Preventing Suicide
The Psychodynamic Understanding of Suicide
Perturbation and Lethality: A Psychological Approach to Assessment and Intervention
The Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior
Profiles of Completed Suicides
Self-Mutilation
Standard Protocol for Assessing and Treating Suicidal Behaviors for Patients in Treatment
Murder Suicide: Phenomenology and Clinical Implications
Excerpts from Academic Conference and Recognition of Suicidal Risks Through the Psychologic Examination
Critical Points in the Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk
Can Suicide Ever Be Eradicated?: A Personal Journey
Intervention
Suicide and Manic-Depressive Illness: An Overview and Personal Account
Lifetime Risk of Suicide in Major Affective Disorders
Suicide and Schizophrenia
Substance Abuse and Suicide
Borderline Personality Disorder
Trauma and Suicide
Antisuicidal Effect of Lithium Treatment in Major Mood Disorders
Treatment of the Suicidal Patient with Psychotropic Drugs and ECT
The Inpatient Management of Suicidality
ECT and Suicide
Special Issues
Suicide in Children and Adolescents
Suicide in the Elderly
Suicide-Prevention Contracts: Advantages, Disadvantages, and and Alternative Approach
Guidlines for Conducting a Suicide Review
Medical Settings and Suicide
Suicide Assessment in the Primary Care Setting
Suicide, Assisted Suicide, and Euthanasia
Liability Issues and Liability Prevention in Suicide
Guidelines for Identification, Assessment, and Treatment for Suicidality
Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions
References
About the Authors
Name Index
Subject Index

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