JOSEPH H. OBEGI PsyD
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What percent of psychologists will experience the death of a patient?
Chronic and acute risk factors are:
less important than warning signs
Collecting clinical data about risk facotrs best describes the _____ phase of assessment.
Getting the patient's reasons for living and dying is a way to improve our assessment of:
Chronic risk factors
Acute risk factors
An advantage of self-report measures of suicide risk is:
They take little time to administer.
They are more accurate than clinical judgments.
They are standard part of SRAs.
Justifying the risk level means:
Reporting the results of a self-report measure.
Defending your risk estimate in writing.
Emphasizing the patient's self-reported SI.
The main purpose of creating a treatment plan for any patient at risk for suicide is:
To reduce symptoms of an Axis I disorder.
To alleviate acute risk factors.
The change chronic risk factors.
Verbally contracting for safety is considered to be:
not strongly supported by research.
the standard of care.
an alternative to treatment planning.
What legal term refers to is the kind of occurrence that a reasonable person ought to have anticipated under the circumstances?
Which of the following is NOT a challenge of suicide risk assessments?
Suicide is unpredictable
No research supported risk factors
No standard assessment method
A history of previous suicide attempts raises the risk of a future attempt by nearly _____ times.
Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 I's of psychological pain?
Generally, the risk level for a patient who has frequent and intense suicidal ideation is:
"CAIPS" is an acronym intended to help clinicians:
organize questions in the Accounting phase.
document a thorough treatment plan.
justify the risk estimate.
In treating patients at risk for suicide, means restriction refers to:
Limiting the activities of patients.
Restricting the patients to safe environments.
Removing the tools to kill oneself.
As a rule, the more uncertainty there is in an SRA:
the more one should think out loud for the record.
the more one should omit ambiguous details.
the more one should use general descriptions.
Commenting on the pros and cons of your decision-making is called:
a risk-benefit analysis
structured professional cueing
Among ideators with a plan, ____ make an attempt with in the first year following the onset of suicidal ideation.
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