Attempted Suicide: A Practical Guide to Its Nature and Management
Here is a highly practical guide for all professionals who encounter the medical and social problems created by attempted suicide. Based on the authors' extensive clinical and research experience, the book examines ways to help people following an attempted suicide, as well as how best to handle the distress of relatives and friends. It presents up-to-date information on changing suicide patterns and suggests possible links between these changes, unemployment, and other social factors.
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The circumstances surrounding attempted suicide
Assessment of patients after deliberate selfpoisoning or
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admission adolescents alcohol antidepressant approach assessment attempted suicide patients attitudes Bancroft barbiturate Barnes Unit Beck boyfriend cent Chapter chronic clinical common coping degree of suicidal deliberate self-poisoning depressed mood depression depressive illness difficulties discussed distress Edinburgh encouraged example family therapy feelings friends further Hawton help the patient hospital important individuals interview involved Kreitman management of attempted marital mental nurses occur open access outpatient overdoses or injure Oxford Pamela paracetamol parasuicide parents particularly partner person practitioner prescribed prevention problem list problem of attempted problem-orientated problem-solving psychiatric disorder psychiatric hospital psychiatric inpatient psychiatric unit psychiatrists psychotropic drugs rates recent relationship relatives repeat risk of suicide schizophrenia self-harm self-poisoning and self-injury self-poisoning or self-injury social workers staff subsequent suggested suicidal behaviour Suicidal Intent Scale suicide attempters symptoms take overdoses taking an overdose therapeutic therapist therapy Tony treatment sessions unemployment usually week