Risk Management With Suicidal Patientsby Bongar, Bruce; Berman, Alan L.; Maris, Ronald W.; Silverman, Morton M.; Harris, Eric A.; Packman, Wendy
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Alan L. (Lanny) Berman, PhD, is Executive Director of the American Association of Suicidology. He has published widely on the subject of suicide and frequently provides expert testimony in legal cases involving malpractice and wrongful death. He served as the suicide expert to the Office of Independent Counsel to investigate and finalize their report on the 1993 death of White House Counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr.
Ronald W. Maris, PhD, is Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Suicide at the University of South Carolina. Past President of the American Association of Suicidology and former Editor-in-Chief of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, that association's official journal, he has published numerous books on the subject of suicide. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a board-certified Forensic Examiner, and maintains a private practice in forensic consultation.
Morton M. Silverman, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Student Counseling and Resource Service at the University of Chicago. He is Editor-in-Chief of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior and coeditor of the book Review of Suicidology, 1997.
Eric A. Harris, EdD, JD, is a consultant to the American Psychological Association Insurance Trust and a faculty member of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. He has consulted and lectured extensively on both risk management and managed care.
Wendy L. Packman, JD, PhD, is a Fellow in Pediatric Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco. She has written judicial opinions on psychological disability in social security cases, and her published articles include a review of malpractice arising from negligent psychotherapy. She is also active in the development of the joint doctoral program in Psychology and the Law offered by PGSP and Golden Gate University School of Law.
Table of Contents
|Outpatient Standards of Care and the Suicidal Patient||p. 4|
|Outpatient Management of Suicidal Patients||p. 34|
|Inpatient Standards of Care and the Suicidal Patient: Part I. General Clinical Formulations and Legal Considerations||p. 65|
|Inpatient Standards of Care and the Suicidal Patient: Part II. An Integration with Clinical Risk Management||p. 83|
|Psychopharmacological Treatment of Suicidal Inpatients||p. 110|
|Clinical Psychopharmacotherapy with Hospitalized Patients: A Forensic Perspective||p. 130|
|Legal Issues and Risk Management in Suicidal Patients||p. 150|
|Postscript: Commentary on Chapters 1, 3, and 4||p. 187|
|Postscript: Reply to Robert E. Litman||p. 188|
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