chronically suicidal

chronically suicidal

A mental health term for art referring to a person with a history of multiple episodes of suicidality or suicide attempts.
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Interpersonal outcome of cognitive behavioural treatment for chronically suicidal borderline patients.
Further, these comments loop back to the first theme in that avoiding the discussion also served to lessen the anxiety, especially with clients who were chronically suicidal or did not appear to be at high risk based on other markers that came out in the interview.
Chronically suicidal individuals struggle with whether life has any meaning, or if it has enough to outweigh their suffering.
Psychiatrists might even attempt to avoid treating such rational but chronically suicidal patients in an effort to avoid this choice.
Half in love with death; managing the chronically suicidal patient.
Canada) offers advice to clinicians on treating chronically suicidal patients, as opposed to patients with episodes of depression lasting a few months, about which many books are written.
DBT is a four-stage behavioral treatment program for individuals who are chronically suicidal.
patients who were identified as having active suicidal ideation who upon interview were determined to be subacute); (c) incidence of patients scoring in the "severe" range who were chronically suicidal without a documented history of attempts; and (d) incidence of patients scoring in the "severe" range who had documented histories of previous suicidal gesturing.
However, a significant collateral finding is that all of the patients falling into this category were identified by interview as being chronically suicidal.
Previous identification by Staff as Being Potentially or Chronically Suicidal
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