Treating Suicidal Behavior

An Effective, Time-Limited Approach

M. David Rudd, Thomas E. Joiner, and M. Hasan Rajab

November 14, 2000
ISBN 9781572306141
Price: $81.00
274 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
July 26, 2004
ISBN 9781593851002
Price: $36.00
274 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

I. Establishing a Foundation for Treatment

1. What Do We Really Know about Treating Suicidality?: A Critical Review of the Literature

2. A Cognitive-Behavioral Model of Suicidality

3. An Overview of the Treatment Process

II. Assessment and Treatment

4. Treatment Course and Session-by-Session Guidelines

5. The Evaluation Process and the Initial Interviews

6. Assessing Suicide Risk

7. Crisis Intervention and Initial Symptom Management

8. Reducing and Eliminating Suicide-Related Behaviors

9. Cognitive Restructuring: Changing the Suicidal Belief System and Building a Philosophy for Living

10. Skill Building: Developing Adaptive Modes and Ensuring Lasting Change