Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals

Editor(s): Stan Kutcher, Sonia Chehil

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405153690

Online ISBN: 9780470750933

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750933

About this Book

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals provides health professionals with the tools to recognize, assess, and manage the suicidal or potentially suicidal patient and presents important information regarding the epidemiology, risk factors and associated aspects of suicide. This book:


  • Introduces the Tool for Assessment of Suicide Risk (TASR) and provides instruction on how to use it appropriately in the clinic
  • Features a continued self study program, the Suicide Risk Assessment Guide (SRAG), to assess clinical evaluation skills without running the risk of mishandling a suicidal patient
  • Makes effective use of bulleted lists, tables and flowcharts to describe how to use the many factors to assess the risk of suicide in an individual patient
  • Contains a summary card at the back of the book that provides an "at a glance" guide to the assessment process.

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