Chapter 2. Suicide Risk Assessment

  1. Dr Stan Kutcher MD FRCPC1 and
  2. Dr Sonia Chehil MD FRCPC2

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750933.ch2

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals

Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals

How to Cite

Kutcher, S. and Chehil, S. (eds) (2007) Suicide Risk Assessment, in Suicide Risk Management: A Manual for Health Professionals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750933.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Dean of International Medical Development and Research, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

  2. 2

    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy Head of International Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153690

Online ISBN: 9780470750933

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Keywords:

  • suicide risk assessment;
  • psychiatric diagnosis;
  • evaluation of suicide risk factors;
  • assessment of suicidality;
  • assessing suicidal ideation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Suicide Risk Assessment Guide (SRAG)

  • The suicide risk assessment

  • Learning how to assess suicide risk

  • Suicide risk assessment summary