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Suicide & Self-Harm

Psychology Tools Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Worksheets For Self-Harm

Information for professionals

  • Using the interpersonal theory of suicide to guide risk assessment, crisis management, and intervention with suicidal clients – Kim Van Orden
  • Self-harm, suicide, and risk – Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Deliberate self-harm and suicide – information for professionals
  • Assessment and treatment of patients with suicidal behaviors – American Psychiatric Association
  • Risk and protective factors for suicide and suicidal behavior

Information handouts

  • Brown, G. K., & Jager-Hyman, S. (2014). Evidence-based psychotherapies for suicide prevention: future directions. American journal of preventive medicine47(3), S186-S194
  • Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2006). Psychosocial treatments of suicidal behaviors: A practice‐friendly review. Journal of clinical psychology62(2), 161-170
  • Joiner, T. (2007). Why people die by suicide. Harvard University Press.
  • Rudd, M. D., Berman, A. L., Joiner, T. E., Nock, M. K., Silverman, M. M., Mandrusiak, M., … & Witte, T. (2006). Warning signs for suicide: Theory, research, and clinical applications. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 36(3), 255-262
  • Sheard, T., Evans, J., Cash, D., Hicks, J., King, A., Morgan, N., … & Slinn, R. (2000). A CAT‐derived one to three session intervention for repeated deliberate self‐harm: A description of the model and initial experience of trainee psychiatrists in using it. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 73(2), 179-196.
  • Stanley, B., & Brown, G. K. (2012). Safety planning intervention: a brief intervention to mitigate suicide risk. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice19(2), 256-264
  • Van Orden, K. A., Witte, T. K., Cukrowicz, K. C., Braithwaite, S. R., Selby, E. A., & Joiner Jr, T. E. (2010). The interpersonal theory of suicide. Psychological review, 117(2), 575

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