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Author Wenzel, Amy.

Title Cognitive therapy for suicidal patients : scientific and clinical applications / Amy Wenzel, Gregory K. Brown, and Aaron T. Beck.

Imprint Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2009.

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 Moore Stacks  RC569 .W475 2009    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 377 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-355) and indexes.
Contents Classification and assessment of suicide ideation and suicidal acts -- Correlates of and risk factors for suicidal acts -- A cognitive model of suicidal acts -- Evidence-based treatments for the prevention of suicidal acts -- Cognitive therapy : general principles -- Early phase of treatment -- Cognitive case conceptualization of suicidal acts -- Intermediate phase of treatment -- Later phase of treatment -- Challenges in treating suicidal patients -- Cognitive therapy for suicidal adolescents -- Cognitive therapy for suicidal older adults -- Cognitive therapy for suicidal patients with substance dependence disorders -- Conclusion : a public health model for suicide prevention.
Summary "Cognitive Therapy for Suicidal Patients: Scientific and Clinical Applications crystallizes more than 3 decades of basic, clinical, and therapeutic research, providing a comprehensive review of the psychological factors associated with suicidal behavior. The authors describe their cognitive model of suicide, the instruments they developed to classify and assess suicidal behavior, and effective cognitive intervention techniques for suicidal individuals. The book includes a step-by-step protocol for cognitive therapy that is vividly illustrated in an extended case study. Individual chapters are dedicated to applying the protocol with special populations and overcoming challenges when working with suicidal patients."--pub. desc.
Subject Suicidal behavior -- Prevention.
Cognitive therapy.
Added Author Brown, Gregory K., 1959-
Beck, Aaron T.
ISBN 9781433804076