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Suicide-related behaviour understanding, caring, and therapeutic responses by Columba McLaughlin

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English


  • Suicidal behavior,
  • Suicidal behavior -- Psychological aspects,
  • Suicidal behavior -- Treatment,
  • Suicide, Attempted -- psychology,
  • Adolescent,
  • Self-Injurious Behavior -- therapy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementColumba McLaughlin.
LC ClassificationsRC569 .M42 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17851191M
ISBN 109781861565082
LC Control Number2007006009

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Summary This chapter contains section titled: A medical Response‐Medications A therapeutic Response‐Additional notes A therapeutic Response‐The assessment A therapeutic Response‐Problem management.   Background. Suicide is a global public health problem, claiming more than one million lives each year [], and is a leading cause of death among youth [2–4].In Canada, suicide is responsible for one in four deaths among adolescents aged 15 to 19 years, with more youth taking their own lives than the top 10 fatal diseases in this age group combined [2, 3].Author: Daphne J. Korczak, Yaron Finkelstein, Melanie Barwick, Gloria Chaim, Kristin Cleverley, Joanna Hende. Get this from a library! Suicide-related behaviour: understanding, caring and therapeutic responses. [Columba McLaughlin] -- "Without doubt, there is no greater problem facing mental health practitioners than suicide-related behaviour. Currently, the data indicates that in some areas suicide is increasing. Alongside this. As reviewed by Meyer et al. (), these criteria are considered essential for judging the utility of scales assessing suicide-related phenomena, and the scale is unique among rating instruments in meeting all of these criteria. The C-SSRS, however, was designed to distinguish the domains of suicidal ideation and suicidal behavior.

Suicide-related ideations. Suicidal ideation is any self-reported thoughts of engaging in suicide-related behavior. Subtypes of suicide-related ideations depend on the presence or absence of suicidal intent. To have suicidal intent is to have suicide or deliberate self-killing as one's purpose. Intent refers to the aim, purpose, or goal of the behavior rather than the behavior itself. Get this from a library! Suicide-related behaviour: understanding, caring and therapeutic responses. [Columba McLaughlin] -- 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.   Trend analyses also reveal higher incidences of suicide and suicide-related behaviour among particular groups of people. Higher incidences of suicide occur among people living with AIDS (Mancoske et al., ). People with a family member or friend who attempted or completed suicide are also at increased suicidal risk (Gilliland, ).Cited by: We define suicidal ideation as “any self-reported thoughts of engaging in suicide related behaviour” (O’Carroll et al., , p); suicidal plan refers to the formulation of a specific method by which one intends to kill oneself (Silverman et al., b); suicidal attempt is used to mean “intentional self-inflicted poisoning, injury Cited by:

Childhood physical abuse and suicide-related behavior: A systematic review Article (PDF Available) in Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies 6(1) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.   Suicide-related behaviour: understanding, caring and therapeutic responses However, the 24 pages of references at the end of the book read like a ‘who’s who’ of psychiatry. Similarly, the heavy use of case vignettes are initially interesting and relevant but become slightly tedious, and, I confess, I found myself skipping over some of them. presentations for suicide-related behaviours since [10]. Worldwide, for every suicide death there are 20 to 40 attempts [3, 11]. The majority (90%) of youth who at-tempt suicide either have an underlying mental illness [12] that is commonly undetected and untreated [12]or are at risk of emergence of a psychiatric disorder in. This book includes the following chapters: A Personal Reflection on Suicide-Related Behaviour; Contemporary Issues in Suicide-Related Behaviour; Clarifying the Terminology; The Concept of Suicide-Related Behaviour; The Descent Into Crisis; Responding to Crisis; Caring Responses to Suicide-Related Behaviour; & Therapeutic Responses to Suicide-Related Behaviour.