Professor John Cutcliffe, Dr Jose Carlos Santos
Publication date: 28/09/2012
Authoritative and up-to-date handbook on suicide, attempted suicide and self harm, that enables professionals to respond to suicidal and self-harming patients in a meaningful way.Meets the growing requirements for research that gives a voice to service users' experiences.Essential reading for anyone working with suicidal patients. It covers the biological, genetic, psychological and sociological processes related to suicidal behaviour. It also presents practical assessments, strategies and treatments for suicidal individuals. Interventions for prevention at local and national levels are also reviewed. This comprehensive handbook is packed full with contributions from internationally respected experts in the field.