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People in Crisis: Understanding and Helping / Edition 4

People in Crisis: Understanding and Helping / Edition 4

by Lee Ann Hoff, Leeann Hoff


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ISBN-13: 9780787900847
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Series: Health and Social and Behavioral Sciences Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.99(w) x 10.02(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

LEE ANN HOFF is the founding director of the Life Crisis Institute, based in Boston and Ottawa, and is adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa, faculty of health sciences. She serves on the editorial boards of many publications including Psychiatry, Health Care for Women International, and Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. A nurse anthropologist, she has pioneered the development of community mental health and crisis centers.

Table of Contents

Part One: The Understanding and Practice of Crisis Intervention
1. Crisis Theory and Practice: Introduction and Overview
2. Understanding People in Crisis
3. Identifying People in Crisis
4. Helping People in Crisis
5. Family and Social Network Strategies During Crisis
Part Two: Violence as Origin of and Response to Crisis
6. Suicide and Other Self-Destructive Behavior: Understanding and Assessment
7. Helping Self-Destructive People and Those Mourning Suicide
8. The Crisis of Victimization by Violence
9. The Violent Person: Individual and Sociocultural Factors
10. Violence and Crisis from Disaster
Part Three: Crises Related to Situational and Transition States
11. Changes in Health Status
12. Changes in Occupational and Residential Status
13. Stress and Change During Life Passages
14. People with AIDS: Personal, Community, and Global Perspectives

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