Chapter 6: Psychological approaches to the acute patient

Which of the following is important when working with staff dealing with suicidal or self-harming patients?

 
 
 
 

Which of the  following can help a violent patient manage their own feelings and urges?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following is an essential feature in the assessment and management of suicidal ideation and intent which should be closely monitored?

 
 
 
 
 

Beck et al (1985, 1989, 1990) have shown hopelessness to be a significant predictor of completed suicide up to how many years later?

 
 
 
 
 

Psychological assessment involves which of the following?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following techniques might be used within an anger management group?

 
 
 
 
 

Linehan et al (1983) developed which scale?

 
 
 
 
 

What is ego functioning?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following are basic pointers indicating weakened ego functioning?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following are the main aims of an anger management group?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following factors have an important role in the formation of hopelessness?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following are key factors of psychotherapy applicable to a psychiatric intensive care setting?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following are within the role of a psychologist within a PICU?

 
 
 
 

Which of the following are subscales of the Reasons for Living Scale?