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Suicide Risk Management Stanley P. Kutcher

Suicide Risk Management By Stanley P. Kutcher

Suicide Risk Management by Stanley P. Kutcher


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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.

Suicide Risk Management Summary

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals by Stanley P. Kutcher

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.

About Stanley P. Kutcher

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. Objectives. 1 Understanding Suicide Risk. 2 Suicide Risk Assessment. 3 Putting it All Together: The Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR). 4 Suicide and Youth. 5 Commonly Encountered Problems in the Evaluation of Suicide Risk. 6 Suicide Prevention. 7 Suicide Intervention. 8 Post-Suicide Interventions. 9 Clinical Vignettes for Group or Individual Study. Appendices. 1. Suicide Risk Assessment Guide (SRAG). 2. Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR). 3. 6-item Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale (KADS). 4. Chehil and Kutcher Clinical Assessment of Adolescent Depression (CAAD). Index

Additional information

GOR009045089
9781405153690
1405153695
Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals by Stanley P. Kutcher
Used - Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
20061030
144
N/A
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