Suicidal Patient: Principles of Assessment, Treatment, and Case Management

Suicidal Patient: Principles of Assessment, Treatment, and Case Management

by John A. Chiles, Kirk D. Strosahl
     
 

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The Suicidal Patient: Principles of Assessment, Treatment, and Case Management is a significant tool written for and by clinicians who treat patients exhibiting suicidal behavior. It presents a straightforward and potent clinical approach and a host of valuable assessment strategies and techniques.

The book presents an easy-to-use, innovative clinical

Overview

The Suicidal Patient: Principles of Assessment, Treatment, and Case Management is a significant tool written for and by clinicians who treat patients exhibiting suicidal behavior. It presents a straightforward and potent clinical approach and a host of valuable assessment strategies and techniques.

The book presents an easy-to-use, innovative clinical model, with specific stages of treatment and associated interventions outlined for both inpatient and outpatient settings. Tailored techniques and assessments for handling special populations are also included. Emphasis is given to moral/ethical and legal dilemmas that often complicate treatment.

The authors combine their 12-plus years of collaboration and their backgrounds in general psychiatry and behavioral psychology as the foundation for this valuable, practical approach to dealing with suicidal patients.

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Presents a straightforward clinical approach, with specific stages of treatment and associated interventions outlined for both inpatient and outpatient settings, along with a variety of assessment strategies and techniques for treating special populations. Emphasis is given to moral, ethical, and legal dilemmas that often complicate treatment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880485548
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1995
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

John A. Chiles, M.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Kirk Strosahl, Ph.D., is currently Staff Psychologist and Research Evaluation Coordinator for the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound Mental Health Department. He is also clinical adjunct Professor of Psychiatry for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington.

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