Flashcards in 20. Crisis intervention. Recognizing suicidal inclination, and its psychotherapy Deck (3)
what are the two types, one can be done by anybody!
Crisis support - supporting them, not letting them kill themselves.
surveying of background problems and the functioning disorders of the person;
providing an opportunity for the integration of the personality at a higher level;
pointing beyond the solving of the actual situation, and dealing with the future as well;
preparing for coping with later, similar situations;
The psychological crisis
- A psychological state, developed as a result of external events, in which the individual is confronted by circumstances severely endangering his psychological balance, and the impact of these becomes such a psychological problem for him that are more important than anything else.
- He can neither avoid, nor solve the problems in the given time and with his accessible and customary problem solving tools.
- The mental energies of the personality become exhausted
Identifying a crisis
Cry for help
suicide is almost always signaled overtly in some way