Care Of The Suicidal Person

Author by : John R. Cutcliffe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book is based on a three year qualitative study (a study that was funded by the United Kingdom Department of Health) that investigated how psychiatric nurses provided care for suicidal people. Drawing on service user data, this book contains and explains an evidence-based (empirically induced) theory of how to care for suicidal people. Far from being an esoteric theory with no clinical applicability, the findings captured in this book are grounded in the reality of day-to-day practice. Furthermore, in addition to tracing the role of nurses in caring for suicidal people, the authors use their findings to launch into formal level issues regarding future research, education and policy; as well as focusing on the ethical issues involved in care of the suicidal person. The authors close by shifting the focus on 'suicide survivors' and with the help of contributing aithors. As the eminent suicidology scholars who have generously provided their Forewords note - this is a must-read book for anyone involved in the care of the suicidal person.


Care For The Suicidal Person

Author by : Anonim
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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How To Help The Suicidal Person To Choose Life The Ethic Of Care And Empathy As An Indispensable Tool For Intervention

Author by : Kathleen Stephany
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bentham Science Publishers
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Description : Suicide is a complex problem which is linked to socioeconomic problems as well as mental stress and illness. Healthcare professionals now know that the essential component of the suicidal person’s state of crisis is of a psychological and emotional nature. How to Help the Suicidal Person to Choose Life is a detailed guide to suicide prevention. The book recommends ethic of care and empathy as a tool for suicide intervention. Readers will learn about approaches that focus on suicide prevention that address the despairing emotional mind set of the suicidal person. Key features: • Features easy to understand learning guides for students • Emphasizes on suicide intervention strategies rather than identification of risk factors • highlights information from narrative case studies and psychological autopsies • includes practice and simulation exercises designed to enhance therapeutic modalities such as empathy, compassion, unconditional positive regard, connection, therapeutic alliance, the narrative action theoretical approach and mindful listening • Contains guidelines prescribed by the Aeschi working group for clinicians • Provides a list of bibliographic references and an appendix for other resources of information useful for suicide prevention This book is recommended for students and practicing professionals (in medicine, psychiatry, nursing, psychiatric nursing, psychology, counselling, teaching, social work, the military, police, paramedics etc.), and other first responders, volunteers or outreach workers who are confronted with situations where they have to assist people who are known or suspected of being suicidal.


Emergency Psychiatric Care

Author by : H. L. P. Resnik
Languange : en
Publisher by : Brady Publishing
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Author by : Sheila L. Videbeck
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Description : This fully updated Fifth Edition explores the full psychiatric nursing curriculum, from theoretical foundations to application of interventions for commonly encountered disorders. The focus is on treatment modalities, nursing care, therapeutic communication, and self-awareness. The built-in study guide helps reinforce student learning and knowledge retention. Abundant features highlight the most pertinent learning concepts.


Working With Self Harm And Suicidal Behaviour

Author by : Louise Doyle
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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Description : Suicide and self-harm are world-wide public health issues that can have devastating effects on families, friends and communities. They are both a priority for anyone working in mental health, social work, emergency departments and related fields, however suicidal and self-harming behaviour can take place anywhere anytime- it may be a pupil in a school, an inmate in a prison or a colleague or family member. For this reason, this book has been written in a clear, accessible and practical style for anyone who wants to learn more about working with and preventing suicidal and self-harming behaviour. • It identifies common risk and protective factors as well as specific warning signs of imminent suicidal behaviour. • It provides essential communication skills for undertaking a risk assessment, illustrating how each skill can be used in real-life practice. • It looks specifically at the issue of self-harm and suicide in prisons, schools and emergency departments. • It lays out clear strategies for identifying and addressing issues of self-care when working with people who are suicidal or who self-harm. • It identifies how we can assist those who are bereaved following the death of a loved one by suicide. Packed with learning outcomes, case scenarios and reflective questions, this book acts as a toolkit for anyone working in this difficult field.


The Tidal Model

Author by : Philip J. Barker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : Based on extensive research, The Tidal Model charts the development of this model of care, outlining its theoretical basis and including clinical examples to show the benefits of encouraging the client's greater involvement in their treatment.


General Practitionersu2019 Knowledge Attitudes And Practice Towards Suicidal Patients

Author by : Imen BAATI
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Introduction: Suicide prevention is a global public health target. Primary care presents an excellent opportunity for early identification and assessment of suicide risk as general practitioners (GPs) are often the first point of contact for people in distress. Aims: To study the GPsu2019 knowledge, attitudes and practice towards suicidal patients in general practitioners working in the region of Sfax.Methods: It was a cross-sectional study of a representative sample of GPs population in the region of Sfax. We submitted a self-administered questionnaire to GPs in their workplaces exploring their knowledge, attitudes and practice towards suicidal patients.Results: 126 GPs were contacted, 81.74% responded to the questionnaire. The average age was 49.65 u00b1 8.18 years. The sex-ratio (M/F) was 1,34. Overall, the proportion of correct answers about knowledge was 75.5%. GPs who participated in contained medical training sessions and GPs who attended a psychiatric interview with a suicidal person had significantly higher mean score of correct answers about knowledge than those who didnu2019t (respectively 12,64 u00b1 2,05 VS 11,73 u00b1 1,78 ; p=0,022 and 12,95 u00b1 1,98 VS 11,50 u00b1 1,92 ; p= 0,012). The most reported emotions of GPs in front of a suicidal or suicidal patient were sadness, pity and fear. 97 GPs have already been in contact with a suicidal patient, 40,2% of them redirected him to his treating psychiatrist.Conclusion: GPs occupy an important place in the management of suicidal patients. Training programs on the management of suicidal people should be included in their training career.


Suicide And Its Prevention

Author by : René F. W. Diekstra
Languange : en
Publisher by : BRILL
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Description : In many countries of the world the number of persons that commit or attempt suicide has risen considerably over the past two decades. Particularly among young people suicide rates have increased dramatically, suicide now ranking as the second or third cause of death among them. The causes of this development have been questioned by health care workers, scientists and policy makers. Although much still remains unknown, it has become increasingly clear that one way in which a society affects the probability that an individual will die by his or her own hand is through the attitudes it adopts towards suicide. Modern society confronts people more and more often with attitudes and models, such as in the mass media, that express a permissive stance towards voluntary death in a variety of circumstances. Evidence suggest that imitation might indeed play a significant role in the frequency of suicide. A related aspect is the attitudes care givers entertain themselves towards suicide. This affects both the way in which they approach and treat individuals in suicidal crisis as well as the readiness of these individuals to look for professional help. The present volume presents an overview of important recent work on the influences of societal and care givers' attitudes on suicide as well provoking premature suicidal deaths.


Suicide

Author by : Danuta Wasserman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : Approximately one million people worldwide commit suicide each year, and at least ten times as many attempt suicide. A considerable number of these people are in contact with members of the healthcare sector, and encounters with suicidal individuals form a common part of the everyday work of many healthcare professionals. Suicide: An unnecessary death examines the pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and psychosocial measures adopted by psychiatrists, GPs, and other health-care staff, and emphasizes the need for a clearer psychodynamic understanding of the self if patients are to be successfully recognized, diagnosed, and treated. Drawing on the latest research by leading international experts in the field of suicidology, this new edition provides clinicians with an accessible summary of the latest research into suicide and its prevention. The abundance of new literature can make it difficult for those whose clinical practice involves daily contact with suicidal patients to devote sufficient time to penetrating the research and, accordingly, apply new findings in their clinical practice. In light of the WHO Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, this new edition is a timely contribution to the field, and a vital and rapid overview, that will increase awareness of suicide prevention methods.


Palliative Care Within Mental Health

Author by : David B. Cooper
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Palliative Care Within Mental Health: Ethical Practice explores the comprehensive concerns and dilemmas that occur surrounding people experiencing mental health problems and disorders. Working beyond narrow, stereotypical definitions of palliative care as restricted to terminal cancer patients, this balanced and thought-provoking volume examines the many interrelated issues that face the individual, families, and caregivers, setting the groundwork for improved, ethical relationships and interventions. Chapters by experts and experienced practitioners detail the challenges, concerns, and best practices for ethical care and responses in a variety of individual and treatment contexts. This is an essential and thoughtful new resource for all those involved in the fast-developing field of palliative mental health.


International Handbook Of Suicide Prevention

Author by : Rory C. O'Connor
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : The International Handbook of Suicide Prevention showcases the latest cutting-edge research from the world’s leading authorities, and highlights policy and practice implications for the prevention of suicide. Brings together the world’s leading authorities on suicidal behaviour, renowned for their suicide prevention research, policy and practice Addresses the key questions of why people attempt suicide, the best interventions, treatments and care for those at risk, and the key international challenges in trying to prevent suicide Describes up-to-date, theoretically-derived and evidence-based research and practice from across the globe, which will have implications across countries, cultures and the lifespan


Working With Self Harm And Suicidal Behaviour

Author by : Louise Doyle
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing
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Description : Suicide and self-harm are world-wide public health issues that can have devastating effects on families, friends and communities. They are both a priority for anyone working in mental health, social work, emergency departments and related fields, however suicidal and self-harming behaviour can take place anywhere anytime - it may be a pupil in a school, an inmate in a prison or a colleague or family member. For this reason, this book has been written in a clear, accessible and practical style for anyone who wants to learn more about working with and preventing suicidal and self-harming behaviour. - It identifies common risk and protective factors as well as specific warning signs of imminent suicidal behaviour - It provides essential communication skills for undertaking a risk assessment, illustrating how each skill can be used in real-life practice. - It looks specifically at the issue of self-harm and suicide in prisons, schools and emergency departments - It lays out clear strategies for identifying and addressing issues of self-care when working with people who are suicidal or who self-harm - It identifies how we can assist those who are bereaved following the death of a loved one by suicide Packed with learning outcomes, case scenarios and reflective questions, this book acts as a toolkit for anyone working in this difficult field.


Psychiatric And Mental Health Nursing

Author by : Ruth Elder
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Australia
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Description : "The 2nd edition of "Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing" continues to takes its popular holistic approach, helping students and beginning practitioners understand the complex causation of mental illness, its diagnosis, effective interventions and treatments, and the client's experience of mental illness. Written by an experienced team of contributors from Australia and New Zealand, the client and student centred approaches have been enhanced in this edition to focus even more closely on providing students with practical examples and guidance on helpful and transformative communication. New content has also been included on indigenous mental health, mental health education and health promotion."--Provided by publisher.


Helping People Overcome Suicidal Thoughts Urges And Behaviour

Author by : Lorraine Bell
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Helping People Overcome Suicidal Thoughts, Urges and Behaviour draws together practical and effective approaches to help individuals at risk of suicide. The book provides a framework and outlines skills for anyone working with adults who present with suicidal thoughts or intent. Part 1 introduces a basic understanding of our knowledge about suicide and UK policy; Part 2 outlines the research into the treatment of suicidality and the general principles for working in the safest possible way. Part 3 outlines ten key psychological skills in the context of evidence-based best practice. The book also discusses the role of health and social care professionals in the prevention of suicide in the context of Covid-19. The book will be a valuable addition to the resources of professionals including psychotherapists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, prison and probation officers, drug and alcohol workers, general practitioners and support staff in any health or social care context.


Oxford Textbook Of Suicidology And Suicide Prevention

Author by : Danuta Wasserman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : Approximately 1 million people commit suicide world-wide annually and around 10 million attempt suicide each year. Suicide is a major public health problem throughout the world, and major efforts are currently being made to help reduce these numbers. However, suicide is the result of complex interactions between a range of factors, including historical, psychological, cultural, biological, and social, and any approach to treating the problem of suicide has to consider all these factors. This new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Suicidology and Suicide Prevention has been thoroughly updated and expanded since publication of the first edition in 2009. This comprehensive resource covers all aspects of suicidal behaviour and suicide prevention from a number of different perspectives, including its underlying religious and cultural factors; its political, social and economic causes; its psychiatric and somatic determinants; and its public health impacts. The new edition includes several new clinically focussed chapters devoted to major psychiatric disorders and their relation to suicide, including mood and anxiety disorders, substance abuse, psychosis/schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and personality disorders. It also includes a fully updated section on psychometric scales used for measuring suicidal behaviour and instruments used in suicide preventative interventions. Part of the authoritative Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry series, this second edition will continue to serve as the key reference source for both researchers and professionals working in the areas of suicidology and suicide prevention, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, public health specialists, and neuroscientists.


Now I Lay Me Down

Author by : David Lester
Languange : en
Publisher by : Charles PressPub
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Description : Suicide in the elderly : an overview / David Lester -- Symptoms and assessment of suicide in the elderly patient / Margot Tallmer -- Suicide across the life span with particular reference to the elderly / Antoon A. Leenaars -- Psychiatric treatment of the elderly suicidal patient / Bruce L. Danto and Joan M. Danto -- Individual and group therapy for the suicidal older person / Margot Tallmer -- Family therapy for the suicidal elderly / Joseph Richman -- Gender issues in counseling the suicidal elderly / Silvia Sara Canetto -- Psychiatric management of the suicidal elderly / Henry Rosenvinge -- Suicidal elders in long-term care facilities : preventive approaches and management / Nancy J. Osgood and Nancy R. Covey -- Social work and the suicidal older person / Elizabeth J. Clark -- The elderly suicide : those left behind / Rochelle Balter.??Helping the suicidal elderly : a Hungarian perspective / Bea?ta Temesva?ry -- Alternatives to suicide / Robert Kastenbaum -- Sara Teasdale : case study of a completed suicide / David Lester -- Subintentioned life-threatening behavior in the elderly : the story of Myra / Lenore S. Powell -- Assisted suicide and the elderly / David Lester.


Treatment Of Suicidal People

Author by : Robert A. Neimeyer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : Treatment of suicidal people takes three forms: prevention - strategies to avert conditions leading to suicide; intervention - treatment and care during the crisis; and postvention - response after the event has occurred. Unlike other current literature, here the focus is on the state of the art of intervention. This type of examination is essential, because suicidal people themselves are in need of such treatments - crisis intervention, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology and hospitalization. Written by professionals in the field, the Treatment of Suicidal People allows readers to participate in a learning experience. First is a case presentation of an individual - Arthur Inman - and his long road toward suicide, as chronicled in his personal diary. The seond section puts forth guidelines for the evaluation of suicide risk and crisis intervention. A focus on more sustained efforts in psychotherapy is next, a theme which is continued in the fourth part by addressing psychiatric issues that are essential for treatment of highly disturbed and lethal patients. The following section examines a number of clinical and legal issues that transcend any one population of suicidal people, and any particular treatment approach or context. And lastly, the volume returns to Arthur Inman, with case consultations providing alternative perspectives and recommendations on his treatment. Suicide and related forms of self-injurious behaviour can be circumvented, if the involved professionals are sufficiently trained in assessment and prevention.


Preventive Strategies On Suicide

Author by : René F. W. Diekstra
Languange : en
Publisher by : BRILL
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Description : This volume, produced under the supervision and auspices of the World Health Organization, for the first time brings together information on epidemiological, clinical and preventive-intervention aspects regarding suicide that has global significance and applicability. After a detailed description of the epidemiology of suicide and suicidal behaviour on an international scale, a large part of the book is devoted to the 'how-to's' of developing and organizing suicide prevention programs and services in different national and cultural settings, both at the clinical as well as the community level. In addition, a wealth of practical information for health care workers and volunteers is provided on how to evaluate and deal with acute suicide risk. Examples of successfull preventive intervention programs and projects, both from developed as well as from developing countries are provided. Also legal and ethical problems involved in suicide prevention are discussed. Finally, both cultural and biological aspects of suicidal behaviour, as well as their clinical-practical relevance, are discussed. The volume is of relevance to health care professionals and paraprofessionals, lay volunteers and their organizations, health policy makers and all those involved or interested in suicide and its prevention.


Understanding Suicidal Behaviour

Author by : Rory C. O'Connor
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wiley-Blackwell
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Description : Beginning with a short history outlining different societies' attitudes to suicide, the book continues with a discussion of the difficulties of definition and measurement. The book includes a chapter on suicide letters and discusses whether they are a useful tool for understanding suicide. Finally, the book considers practical aspects and issues such as assisted suicide and suicide prevention.


Vital Contemporary Issues

Author by : RoyCheck B. Zuck
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Description : 'Vital'...pertaining to life; essential; of critical importance. 'Contemporary'...of the present time; belonging to the same time or period. 'Issues'...a point or matter, the decision of which is of special or public importance. How does the Christian faith affect our understanding of vital contemporary issues such as abortion, euthanasia, and the AIDS crisis? How can we evaluate the moral conflicts of our era from the perspective of biblical truth, and what does the Bible say about social issues, modern-day claims to miraculous gifts, and the tragedy of suicide? 'Vital Contemporary Issues: Examining Current Questions and Controversies' draws upon the insights and studies of numerous evangelical scholars and writers to address crucial moral and social concerns. Some of the chapters included in this volume are: Biblical Absolutes and Moral Conflicts by Norman L. Geisler Euthanasia: A Biblical Approach by J. Kerby Anderson The Church and the AIDS Crisis by Timothy D. Howell Evangelical Pluralism: A Singular Problem by W. Gary Phillips Christian readers, church leaders, and pastors alike will appreciate the insight and guidance of 'Vital Contemporary Issues'.


Caring For The Suicidal

Author by : John Eldrid
Languange : en
Publisher by : State Mutual Book &Periodical
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The Life And Death Debate

Author by : James Porter Moreland
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This work is an introductory treatment of issues and options in social and bioethics which center on the end of life. The purpose of Moreland and Geisler's book is to offer a beginning survey of these issues to someone unfamiliar with philosophy. The book simplifies and summarizes various end-of-life topics without being simplistic or caricaturing different viewpoints, even though the authors' own viewpoint is made perfectly clear. The major intention of this book is to make the reader think more clearly and deeply about the important issues discussed between its covers.


The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook Of Suicide Risk Assessment And Management Third Edition

Author by : Liza H. Gold, M.D.
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Psychiatric Pub
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Description : The third edition represents the editors' cutting-edge vision while preserving the down-to-earth, accessible, and trustworthy style that has made the book a staple. It offers up-to-date perspectives on assessment and management of suicide risk in a reorganized and easy-to-use volume.


Psychiatric Nursing

Author by : Mary Ann Boyd
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Description : The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice, is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fourth Edition. Based on the biopsychosocial model of psychiatric nursing, this text provides thorough coverage of mental health promotion, assessment, and interventions in adults, families, children, adolescents, and older adults. Features include psychoeducation checklists, therapeutic dialogues, NCLEX® notes, vignettes of famous people with mental disorders, and illustrations showing the interrelationship of the biologic, psychologic, and social domains of mental health and illness. This edition reintroduces the important chapter on sleep disorders and includes a new chapter on forensic psychiatry. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website offer numerous student and instructor resources, including Clinical Simulations and questions about movies involving mental disorders.


Suicide Related Behaviour

Author by : Columba McLaughlin
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : The book is an attempt to make sense of suicide related behaviour in terms of understanding its aetiology and how practitioners can respond in a caring and therapeutic manner. The last 30 years the data gathered has consistently indicated that suicide is a leading cause of death in young people especially men. Alongside this, the incidence of self harm, which has always been high, does not seem to be abating. Some professionals argue that attempted suicide and self harm are both the same entity. This book puts forward that they are two sides of the same coin and this coin is called suicide-related behaviour. This is a general term used in the book to describe all behaviours where the person intended to kill or harm themselves. In doing so relevant issues within the phenomenon of suicide-related behaviour and specific to both self harm and attempted suicide will be explored and addressed.


Suicide And Mental Health

Author by : Rudy Nydegger
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Delving into a topic of perennial interest and concern, particularly among teenagers, this important volume addresses the full range of issues related to suicide and suggests ways to help those who struggle. • Examines the topic from a variety of perspectives and provides insights into current issues and controversies, such as doctor-assisted suicide • Discusses suicide among a variety of age groups and social classes, not just teenagers and college students • Draws on the author's 40 years of clinical and academic experience as well as on the most up-to-date scholarly and professional literature • Serves as a gateway to other resources and further study