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Risk Management with Suicidal Patients

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ISBN-10: 1572304987

ISBN-13: 9781572304987

Edition: 1998

Authors: Bruce Bongar, Alan L. Berman, Ronald W. Maris, Morton M. Silverman, Eric A. Harris

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This volume aims to show clinicians how to incorporate risk-management procedures into their practice whilst maintaining a high level of patient care.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 7/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 197
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Ronald W. Maris, Ph.D., directs the Center for the Study of Suicide and is Professor of Preventive Medicine at the University of South Carolina, where he teaches suicide death investigation and prevention to psychiatric residents, physicians, nurses, and medical students. He is also editor ofSuicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, the official journal of the American Association of Suicidology. The author of numerous journal articles on suicide, Dr. Maris has served as either author or editor of 11 books on the topic. He is past president and treasurer of the American Association of Suicidology and is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Bruce Bongar, PhD, is Professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP), in Palo Alto, California, Consulting Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, and Director of the joint doctoral program in Psychology and the Law offered by PGSP and Golden Gate University School of Law. Alan L. (Lanny) Berman, PhD, is Executive Director of the American Association of Suicidology. He has published widely on the subject of suicide and frequently provides expert testimony in legal cases involving malpractice and wrongful death. He served as the suicide expert to the Office of Independent Counsel to…    

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Outpatient Management of Suicidal Patients
Inpatient Standards of Care and the Suicidal Patient: Part I. General Clinical Formulations and Legal Considerations
Inpatient Standards of Care and the Suicidal Patient: Part II. An Integration with Clinical Risk Management
Psychopharmacological Treatment of Suicidal Inpatients
Clinical Psychopharmacotherapy with Hospitalized Patients: A Forensic Perspective
Legal Issues and Risk Management in Suicidal Patients
Postscript: Commentary on Chapters 1, 3, and 4
Postscript: Reply to Robert E. Litman