Treating Suicidal Behavior An Effective, Time-Limited Approach

ISBN-10: 1593851006

ISBN-13: 9781593851002

Edition: 2001

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 7/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

M. David Rudd, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Baylor University. He also maintains a part-time private practice. Dr. Rudd received his doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin and completed postdoctoral training at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia. He is the author of over 60 articles and book chapters. Thomas Joiner, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Psychology Clinic at Florida State University. He completed his doctoral training at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Joiner has authored over 100 articles and book chapters in the areas of depression, eating disorders, and suicidality. M. Hasan Rajab, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Rajab completed his doctoral training in biostatistics at Texas A&M University. He is the author of several articles addressing a range of issues in methodology and biostatistics.

Establishing a Foundation for Treatment
What Do We Really Know about Treating Suicidality?: A Critical Review of the Literature
The Available Literature: A Limited Database
A Critical Review of Intervention Studies: Do Simple Procedural Changes Make a Difference?
Implications for Clinical Practice
A Critical Review of Treatment Studies: An Emerging Trend for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Implications for Clinical Practice
The Therapeutic Relationship in Treating Suicidality: Attachment, Hope, and Survival
Implications for Clinical Practice
Unanswered Questions: The Challenge Awaits Us
A Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Suicidality
Existing Theoretical Models of Suicidal Behavior: A Brief Overview
Static and Dynamic Variables Predicting Suicidality
Application of Theory and Empirical Findings in Treatment: The Problem of Limited Clinical Relevance
Basic Assumptions of Cognitive Theory and Therapy: Implications for Suicidality
The Essential Requirements for a Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Integrating Empirical Findings and Ensuring Clinical Relevance
The Suicidal Mode as a Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Suicidality: An Elaboration and Specific Application of Beck's Theory of Modes and Psychopathology
Defining the Suicidal Mode: Characteristics of the Various Systems
Completing the Suicidal Mode: Individual Case Conceptualization
Implications of the Suicidal Mode for the Organization, Content, and Process of Treatment
Theoretical Flexibility of the Suicidal Mode for Psychotherapy Integration
The Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Three Fundamental Assumptions
An Overview of the Treatment Process
Completing the Clinical Picture: Understanding Severity, Chronicity, and Diagnostic Complexity
Identifying Treatment Components
An Overview of the Goals for Each Treatment Component
An Overview of the Steps in Treatment Planning
Understanding the Treatment Process: Treatment Components and Corresponding Levels
Defining the Component Levels
Symptom Management Component
Cycling through Components and Levels
The Role of Medications
Skill-Building Component
Personality Development Component
Variation in Therapist Role
A Clinical Example of Acute Suicidality: The Case of Mr. E
Monitoring the Treatment Process
Process Tasks and Markers
Provocations and Resistance in the Therapeutic Relationship: How a Clear Organizational Framework Helps
Quantifying Change: How to Measure and Monitor Change in Treatment
Treatment Withdrawal and Noncompliance
Ensuring Treatment Fidelity
Termination: When, Why and How
Interpersonal Process Groups and Booster Sessions
The Role of the Treatment Team
The Need for Long-Term Care in a Time-Limited World
Assessment and Treatment
Treatment Course and Session-by-Session Guidelines
The Beginning of Treatment: Sessions 1-4
Symptom Management, Cognitive Restructuring, Reducing and Eliminating Suicidal Behaviors
Emphasis on Skill Building
A Shift toward Personality Development and Longer-Term Treatment
The Evaluation Process and the Initial Interviews
Risk Assessment Goals: The Importance of Establishing a Baseline for Ongoing Monitoring
Treatment Conceptualization and Consent: Setting the Stage
The Use and Role of Psychometric Testing
Establishing the Therapeutic Relationship
Assessing Suicide Risk
Distinguishing between Risk Assessment and Prediction: Defining the Nature of Clinical Responsibilities
The Importance of Precise Terminology: Saying What We Know and Knowing What We Say
Essential Components of a Clinical Risk Assessment Interview
Tips on Eliciting Information on Intent and Self-Control
Risk Categories: Baseline, Acute, Chronic High Risk, and Chronic High Risk with Acute Exacerbation
Rating Severity: A Continuum of Suicidality
Clinical Documentation and the Process of Risk: The Concept of Risk Monitoring
The Role of Chronicity and Time in Risk Assessment
Clinical Decision Making, Management, and Treatment
Ongoing Monitoring of Treatment Outcome and Evaluation
The Persistence of Suicidal Thoughts: A Potentially Misleading Marker of Treatment Outcome
Crisis Intervention and Initial Symptom Management
Key Tasks of Crisis Intervention
Ensuring the Patient's Safety
Self-Monitoring during Crises
Teaching the Patient to Rate Discomfort: A Self-Monitoring Task
Completing the Suicidal Thought Record
Depicting the Suicidal Cycle: The Suicidal Mode in Action
Using Mood Graphs
Improving Distress Tolerance and Reducing Impulsivity: The Importance of Emphasizing That Bad Feelings Do Not Last Forever
Targeting Source Hopelessness: A Different Kind of Problem Solving
Symptom Matching: Improving Level of Functioning over the Short Term
The Importance of Structure: Providing a Crisis Response Plan
Reducing and Eliminating Suicide-Related Behaviors
Identifying Behavioral Targets in Treatment: Understanding the Suicidal Mode
Distinguishing between Suicidal Acts and Instrumental Behaviors
Dealing with Mixed Messages
Identifying the Suicidal Cycle
The Process of Behavioral Change: Reducing and Eliminating Suicidal Behavior
Inhibiting the Suicidal Cycle during Crisis States: Late-Cycle Intervention
Substitute Behaviors and Purposeful Hypervigilance: Early-Cycle Intervention
Shaping Behavior: A Process of Gradual Change
Exposure-Based Strategies: Role Playing, Cue Exposure, and Behavioral Rehearsal
Contingency Management and Treatment Success
Targeting Treatment Disruptions
Provocation(s): The Currency of Interpersonal Relatedness in Suicidality
Handling Provocation in Treatment
The Evolution of Hope and the Elimination of Suicidal Behavior: A Few Concluding Words
Cognitive Restructuring: Changing the Suicidal Belief System and Building a Philosophy for Living
Private Meaning and the Suicidal Belief System: The Role of Automatic Thoughts and Intermediate and Core Beliefs
A Straightforward Strategy for Cognitive Change
Dealing with Poor Motivation and Treatment Noncompliance
Building a Philosophy for Living: Change and Acceptance as New Rules
Prevailing, Facilitating, and Compensatory Modes in Chronic Suicidality: Developing Adaptive Modes and Acknowledging Personal Qualities and Characteristics
The Therapeutic Belief System: Therapy-Specific Beliefs
Outlining the Therapeutic Belief System
The Therapeutic Belief System of the Therapist Treating Suicidality: Monitoring Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors in Treatment
Evaluating the Relationship: Patience, Determination, and Consistency
Skill Building: Developing Adaptive Modes and Ensuring Lasting Change
Conceptualizing Skill Deficits in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Suicidality
Targeting Skill Deficits
A Model for Problem Solving: Learning to Identify, Evaluate, and Pursue Alternatives to Suicide
Emotion Regulation Ability: The Art of Feeling Better When Suicidal
Distress Tolerance
Interpersonal Skills: Learning to Be Assertive, Attentive, and Responsive
Anger Management: Early Identification, Appropriate Expression, and the Importance of Empathy, Acceptance, and Forgiveness
Skill Building and Personality Change: One and the Same?
Changing Interpersonal Process: Integrating Goup Treatment
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