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Flashcards in psych emergencies Deck (9)
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the point in someone's life when urgent intervention is req'd to avoid deterioration of teir condition

crisis

2

schizophrenia with command hallucinations

incr risk for violence

3

what is the best predictor of violent behavior

past behavior

4

triad of childhood aggression predictive of violent behavior

firesetting, cruelty to animals, enuresis

5

misconceptions about suicidality can lead providers to be

less cautious overall

6

strongest predictor of suicide

prior attempts

7

ppl who attempt to commit suicide multiple times have incr or decr regret in comparison to first time attempters

less regret in multiple attempters

8

most common method use for completed suicide

firearms

9

areas to assess suicidality (4)

1. ideation
2. plan
3. means
4. intent