Contents

Foreword by David A. Jobes, PhD

PART ONE
THE EXPERIENCE OF SUICIDE: ETIOLOGY, PHENOMENOLOGY, AND RISK FACTORS

    1. Suicide: The Ultimate Paradox
    2. Descent into the Maelstrom: Etiology and Phenomenology of Suicide
    3. Risk Factors: Harbingers of Death

PART TWO
UNCOVERING SUICIDAL IDEATION:
PRINCIPLES, TECHNIQUES, AND STATEGIES

    4. Before the Interview Begins: Overcoming the Taboo against Talking about Suicide
    5. Validity Techniques: Simple Tools for Uncovering Complex Secrets
    6. Eliciting Suicidal Ideation: Practical Techniques and Effective Strategies

PART THREE
PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT OF RISK: FLEXIBLE STRATEGIES AND SOUND FORMULATIONS

    7. Putting It All Together: Safe and Effective Decision Making

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