This theory and supporting empirical research indicates that during the course of a clinical interview, certain questioning procedures may move a previously. Clinical interviewing, 4th ed. Citation. Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers- Flanagan, R. (). Clinical interviewing (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley . Clinical interviewing, 5th ed. Citation. Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers- Flanagan, R. (). Clinical interviewing (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley .

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For example, if you are working with a severely or extremely suicidal client and decide against hospitalization, you should outline in writing exactly why you made that decision. Just stumbled across your blog today!

This possibility is consistent with constructive theory in that whatever we consciously focus on, be it relaxation or anxiety or depression or happiness, tends to grow. The client reports a lethal or highly lethal plan. The Psychology of Diversity James M. This theory and supporting empirical research indicates that during the course of a clinical interview, certain questioning procedures may move a previously depressed client toward a more negative mood state with an accompanying increase in negative information processing and suicide ideation.

Unfortunately, as most of us know from personal experience and common sense, it is very easy to move into a negative mood in response to suggestions of personal defectiveness which, over time, certainly may be as potent as eight minutes of a slow Russian opera.

Clinical Interviewing, 6th Edition

Looking for beautiful books? First, including positive questions and prompts may help clients focus on positive experiences and therefore improve their current mood state and problem-solving skills.

Panic attacks General psychic anxiety Lack of interest or pleasure in usually pleasurable activities Alcohol abuse increase during depressive episodes Diminished concentration Global insomnia The client reports significant hopelessness, helplessness, or excessive guilt.

The client does not have social support nearby. It is especially important when working with suicidal clients to document the rationale underlying your clinical decisions.


The client has access to firearms. Modern Thermodynamics Dilip Kondepudi. In particular, pharmaceutical advertisings encourage individuals to consult with their doctor to determine whether they might benefit from a medication designed to treat their emotional and behavioral symptoms.

Other books in this series. Consequently, just because a client arrives in your office with depressive symptoms and suicidal features, this does not necessarily indicate deviance—or even a mental disorder. Similarly, if you know someone is in a very low risk population e. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Featuring an accompanying DVD with real-life scenarios of actual counselors and clients demonstrating techniques for effective interviews, the new edition presents: Conducted a thorough suicide risk assessment.

Of particular value are the clearly stated objectives at the beginning zommers-flanagan every chapter and practical up-to-date information on topics that are often not discussed or included in training programs.

Review quote Praise for 2E: In fact, there are many studies indicating that both depressed and non-depressed clients and non-clients can be quickly and powerfully affected by mood inductions Lau et al. It will complement the chapter of your book.

Clinical Interviewing

A note of caution is in order. Notify me of new comments via email. You sommerx-flanagan be justified choosing not to hospitalize your client if a suicide-prevention or safety agreement has been established and your client has good social support resources e. The place to click if you want to learn about psychotherapy, counseling, or whatever John SF is thinking about.

The Helper’s Toolkit” “Replete with relevant clinical examples, helpful how-to hints, as well as pearls of clinical wisdom, this comprehensive yet accessible text somers-flanagan highly recommended. The client has made a previous suicide attempt. Specifically, consider these attitudinal statements: Additionally, most people at least briefly consider suicide as an alternative to life, and of those who seriously contemplate—or even attempt—suicide, most end up choosing life instead of suicide.

When agreements are used they should be done so in a way that communicates compassion and collaboration so clients feel clinicians are working with them to address their distress and isolation.


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Developed a collaborative treatment plan. Depression and suicidality are natural conditions that arise, in part, from normal human suffering.

The client reports suicide ideation and a plan and has a history of overcontrolled behavior or presents as emotionally constricted or displays psychomotor agitation. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

This site uses cookies. The client was recently discharged from a psychiatric facility after apparent improvement. More than ever the United States media is sommers-flanqgan in defining depressive states and promoting medical explanations for depression and suicidality.

The client is experiencing physical health problems. Notify me of new posts via email. The following materials are brief adaptations from: Book ratings by Goodreads. Clinical Interviewing is a “must-read” for all beginning therapists and supervisors and, I would cliical, even seasoned psychotherapists will find important new ideas for improving their work!

Description The classic text presenting proven, practical strategies for conducting effective interviews Clinical Interviewing now in its Fifth Edition guides clinicians through elementary listening skills onward to more advanced, complex clinical assessment processes such as intake interviewing, mental status examination, and suicide intsrviewing.

Clinical Interviewing has been updated with the latest content from the DSM-5, including: For example, in a recent study, participants were divided into three groups: Additionally, during this interview the clinician should be sure to move beyond the medical model, also evaluating for strengths and protective factors.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The client reports presence of suicidal thoughts. Forgetting to ask your client about positive experiences is like forgetting to go outside and breathe fresh air.