Suicide and Self-harm: an Evidence-informed Approach

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This text is 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 assessment strategies and treatments of suicidal individuals. Interventions for prevention at both local and national levels are also reviewed. This comprehensive handbook is packed with contributions from internationally respected experts in the field, providing this text with a truly international perspective and unique multi- disciplinary approach. Practical and clinical content combine to ensure that this reference guide covers the foundational content that general mental health practitioners require.