Working with Suicidal Individuals provides a comprehensive guide to understanding suicide, the assessment of risk, and the treatment and management of suicidal individuals. It covers the theory behind suicidal behaviour, using Transactional Analysis to explore the personality types of suicidal individuals and to understand their motivations.
Part 1. Understanding Suicide. 1. Introduction. 2. What is Suicide? 3. Transactional Analysis. 4. The Suicide Decision. 5. Modeling Suicidal Behavior. 6. Reactions to High Stress. 7. Suicide and Self-Harm. Part 2. Assessing Suicide Risk. 8. Quantitative Measures of Assessing Suicide Risk. 9. Qualitative Measures of Assessing Suicide Risk. Part 3. Supporting the Suicidal Individual. 10. The Suicide Secret and the Deliberate Suicide Risk. 11. Pseudo-Suicide, Suicide and Teenage Suicide. 12. Suicidal Ambivalence. 13. Suicidal Timelines. 14. The No-Suicide Contract. 15. Redecision Therapy. Epilogue. Appendix A: Stopper Analysis. References. Further Reading. Index.
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 15th June 2011
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1