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Suicide Risk Management. A Manual for Health Professionals. 2nd Edition - Product Image

Suicide Risk Management. A Manual for Health Professionals. 2nd Edition

  • Published: January 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 174 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This highly practical book explains how to identify and manage suicidal individuals and supports the health professional in assisting the patient to choose life rather than death.

Introduction, vii

Objectives, ix

1 The Importance of Suicide Awareness and Assessment, 1

2 Understanding Suicide Risk, 13

3 Suicide Risk Assessment, 56

4 Putting It All Together: Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR), 88

5 Special Topics in Understanding and Evaluating Suicide Risk, 94

6 Suicide Prevention, 110

7 Suicide Intervention, 115

8 Post-suicide Intervention: Caring for Survivors, 123

9 Care for the Carer: Death of a Patient by Suicide, 130

10 Clinical Vignettes for Group or Individual Study, 135

Appendix A Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR), 140

Appendix B 6-ITEM Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale: KADS, 142

Appendix C My Safety Plan, 144


"This manual is a scholarly and comprehensive approach to suicide. Chehil and Kutcher write in a clear, organized, and engaging style that encourages the reader of any level of experience to explore their own knowledge about suicide.I highly recommend this book to health professional." (Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 2013)

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