Twenty-Two. Clinical Trial Feasibility Studies of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality

  1. Rory C. O'Connor5,
  2. Stephen Platt6 and
  3. Jacki Gordon7
  1. David A. Jobes1,
  2. Katherine Anne Comtois2,
  3. Lisa A. Brenner3 and
  4. Peter M. Gutierrez4

Published Online: 21 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119998556.ch22

International Handbook of Suicide Prevention: Research, Policy and Practice

International Handbook of Suicide Prevention: Research, Policy and Practice

How to Cite

Jobes, D. A., Anne Comtois, K., Brenner, L. A. and Gutierrez, P. M. (2011) Clinical Trial Feasibility Studies of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality, in International Handbook of Suicide Prevention: Research, Policy and Practice (eds R. C. O'Connor, S. Platt and J. Gordon), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119998556.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Centre for Health and Behaviour Change, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK

  2. 6

    Centre for Population Health Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

  3. 7

    Jacki Gordon + Associates, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Catholic University of America, Department of Psychology, Washington, DC, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Department of Psychology Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

  3. 3

    Post-Doctoral Training Veteran Integrated Service Network 19 – Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, USA

  4. 4

    VA VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683842

Online ISBN: 9781119998556

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Keywords:

  • clinical trial feasibility studies - and Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS);
  • CAMS, evidence-based therapeutic framework - using Suicide Status Form (SSF) outcome tool;
  • CAMS care, and clinical treatments - issues, directly and indirectly making patients, suicidal;
  • CAMS, best understood as a clinical framework - guiding intervention process;
  • established tenets of CAMS - and lessons learnt, two feasibility trials of CAMS;
  • CAMS clinician, that patients do not lose to suicide - by addressing, non-suicide-related issues;
  • CAMS clinical framework - problem-focused interventions, eliminating suicidal drivers;
  • CAMS next-day appointment feasibility study - at Harborview Medical Center;
  • next steps for CAMS clinical trial research - well-powered, randomized clinical trials of approach;
  • whole new coping skills, buttressed - crisis response planning, clinical dyad for treating suicidal drivers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • CAMS Therapeutic Philosophy

  • Empathy with the Suicidal Wish

  • Maintaining a Suicide Focus

  • Collaboration

  • Clarifying the CAMS Agenda

  • CAMS Clinical Framework: Assessment of Suicidal Risk

  • CAMS Clinical Framework: Problem-Focused Interventions that Eliminate Suicidal Drivers

  • Next Steps for CAMS Clinical Trial Research

  • Conclusion

  • References