Foreword. Preface. Part I: Suicide Risk Assessment. Suicide risk assessment: gateway to treatment and management. The interpersonal art of suicide assessment: interviewing techniques for uncovering suicide intent, ideation, and actions. The clinical risk assessment interview. Cultural competence in suicide risk assessment. Psychological testing in suicide risk management. Part II: Major Mental Disorders. Depressive disorders. Anxiety disorders. Substance-related disorders. Bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia. Personality disorders. Part III: Treatment. Psychopharmacotherapy and electroconvulsive therapy. Cognitive therapy for suicide prevention. Psychodynamic treatment. Split treatment: coming of age. Part IV: Treatment Settings. Emergency services. Outpatient treatment. Inpatient psychiatric treatment. Patient safety and freedom of movement: coping with uncertainty. Part V: Special Populations. Children, adolescents, and college students. The elderly. Suicide prevention in jails and prisons. Clinical management of suicide risk with military and veteran personnel. Suicide and gender. Part VI: Special Topics. Neurobiology of suicidal behavior. Combined murder-suicide. Suicide and the internet. Patient suicide and litigation. Therapeutic risk management of the suicidal patient. Part VII: Prevention. Suicide prevention by lethal means restrictions. Suicide prevention programs. Suicide research: knowledge gaps and opportunities. Part VIII: Aftermath of Suicide and the Psychiatrist. Psychiatrist reactions to patient suicide. Aftermath of suicide: the clinician's role. Appendix 1: case scenario questions for self-study. Appendix 2: answer guide to case scenario questions for self-study. Index.
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