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American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management

ISBN-10: 1585622133
ISBN-13: 9781585622139
Edition: 2006
List price: $117.00
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Description: "The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management" calls on the authority of 40 expert contributors reflecting a wide range of clinical and forensic experience. The authors provide actual cases accompanied by  More...

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Book details

List price: $117.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing
Publication date: 2/27/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

"The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management" calls on the authority of 40 expert contributors reflecting a wide range of clinical and forensic experience. The authors provide actual cases accompanied by analysis that integrates clinical findings with textual discussion, along with chapter-end "key points," in order to guide practitioners through the process of suicide risk assessment and management. The book first addresses suicide risk assessment in children and adolescents, the elderly, and in jail and prison populations. It also stresses the importance of understanding demographic, cultural, and gender factors and using psychological tests and scales in suicide assessment and management. It then covers treatment options?psychopharmacological/ECT, psychodynamic, and collaborative, or "split," treatment?and provides specific guidelines for assessing and managing suicide risk in patients with major mental disorders. The book also discusses coping with the anxiety and fatigue arising from the care of suicidal patients, the professional's role following a patient's suicide, and legal issues involving standard of care and liability. Suicide risk exists along an ever-changing continuum. This book demonstrates that risk assessment is a process, not an event, and clearly shows how sound assessment can lead to more effective management of patients at risk for suicide.

Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. He & his wife, Dianne Hales, one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects, are also the co-authors of the definitive, award-winning reference work "Caring for the Mind: The Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health."

Suicide risk : assessing the unpredictable
Children and adolescents
The elderly
Suicide and gender
Social, cultural, and demographic factors in suicide
Suicide prevention in jails and prisons
Cultural competence in suicide risk assessment
Psychological testing in suicide risk management
Psychopharmacological treatment and electroconvulsive therapy
Psychodynamic treatment
Split treatment
Depressive disorders
Bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia
Anxiety disorders
Personality disorders
Substance-related disorders
Outpatient treatment
Emergency services
Inpatient treatment and partial hospitalization
Patient safety versus freedom of movement : coping with uncertainty
Safety interventions
Aftermath of suicide : the clinician's role
Psychiatrist reactions to patient suicide
Combined murder-suicide
Legal perspective on suicide assessment and management
Patient suicide and litigation
Clinically based risk management of the suicidal patient : avoiding malpractice litigation
APA practice guideline for the assessment and treatment of patients with suicidal behaviors : executive summary of recommendations

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