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Author Bryan, Craig J.

Title Managing suicide risk in primary care / Craig J. Bryan, M. David Rudd
Published New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2011]


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 MELB  616.858445 Bry/Msr  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Why primary care? -- The behavioral health consultant model -- Foundations for effective clinical care -- Accurate and brief risk assessment -- Strategies for managing suicide risk in primary care -- Brief interventions for suicidal patients -- Preparing for crises -- Consulting with primary care staff -- Special concerns with suicidal patients in primary care -- Legal issues in the management of suicide risk in primary care
Summary Forty-five percent of individuals who die by suicide contact a primary care medical provider (PCP) in the month prior to their death, and nearly 20% make contact within one day of their death. This practical guide demonstrates how the primary care clinic can be a key setting for preventing suicide. This book addresses key issues and ambiguities that often arise for behavioral health conultants (BHCs) while working with suicidal patients in primary care settings, including: What types of interventions are appropriate for the primary care setting.; Use of antidepressants.; How to decide whether
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Suicide -- Prevention.
Primary care (Medicine)
Suicide -- prevention & control.
Primary Health Care.
Risk Assessment.
Author Rudd, M. David.
LC no. 2010036599
ISBN 9780826110718
9780826110725 ebook
082611072X e-book