Solution-focused therapy in an Emergency Room setting: Increasing hope in persons presenting with suicidal ideation

@article{Kondrat2012SolutionfocusedTI,
  title={Solution-focused therapy in an Emergency Room setting: Increasing hope in persons presenting with suicidal ideation},
  author={David C. Kondrat and Barbra A Teater},
  journal={Journal of Social Work},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={15 - 3}
}
• Summary: One-third or more of persons presenting to Emergency Rooms (ER)/Accident and Emergency departments in psychiatric emergencies report experiencing suicidal ideations. A critical task for hospital-based practitioners is to assess the lethality of the situation to determine whether the person should be hospitalized. Practitioners often employ standardized assessment instruments to assist in determining the suicidal risk factors, yet such measures often fail to recognize or consider the… 

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