Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals

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Wiley, Jan 30, 2012 - Medical - 176 pages
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"The book opens with a review of the epidemiology, risk factors and associated aspects of suicide. It then presents two assessment tools: The Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR) provides instruction on how to use it appropriately in the clinic. The Suicide Risk Assessment Guide (SRAG) acts as a self-study program to asess clinical evaluation skills. Both tools were created for use in the authors' own practice and are now successfully taught to and used by health professionals around the world. Refined through actual experience, these proven tools help assess and evaluate patients with confidence."--publisher website.

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A practical book helping to deal with suicidal individuals. Anne Tales, Librarian, Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust Read full review

About the author (2012)

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.

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