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ERIC Number: EJ794286
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 34
ISSN: ISSN-0744-8481
Comprehensive College Student Suicide Assessment: Application of the BASIC ID
Paladino, Derrick; Minton, Casey A. Barrio
Journal of American College Health, v56 n6 p643-650 May-Jun 2008
Whether one knows someone who is thinking of suicide, has attempted suicide, or has completed suicide, nearly all individuals who encounter suicide are affected. The influence and residual affects of suicide are further amplified as the issue reaches across communities such as college or university campuses. College and university staff must improve their response to suicidal ideation with comprehensive assessment and intervention. The authors discuss risk factors and basic screening methods for suicide risk. They present Lazarus' BASIC ID tool (ie, Behavior, Affective Responses, Sensations, Images, Cognitions, Interpersonal Relationships, and Drugs or Biological Influences) as a method for conducting a comprehensive suicide assessment. The authors demonstrate assessment procedures through a case vignette. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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