- Language: English
- Published: May 2003
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.
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
Sonia Chehil is Head of International Psychiatry at Dalhousie University and Associate Director of the WHO Collaborating Center in Mental Health, with joint faculty appointments in child and adolescent and international psychiatry.
Stan Kutcher 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 Director of the WHO Collaborating Center in Mental Health Training and Policy and Associate Dean of International Medical Development and Research at Dalhousie University.