This theory and supporting empirical research indicates that during the course of a clinical interview, certain questioning procedures may move a previously. Clinical interviewing, 4th ed. Citation. Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers- Flanagan, R. (). Clinical interviewing (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley . Clinical interviewing, 5th ed. Citation. Sommers-Flanagan, J., & Sommers- Flanagan, R. (). Clinical interviewing (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley .

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Clinical Interviewing, 6th Edition

Goodreads is the world’s largest intwrviewing for readers with over 50 million reviews. If depressed, the client also is experiencing one or more of the following symptoms: Challenging Clients and Demanding Situations Featuring an accompanying DVD with real-life scenarios of actual counselors and clients demonstrating techniques for effective clinical interviews, the new edition presents: Given that depressive and suicidal symptoms are natural and sommers-flamagan, it is acceptable for you, as an interviewer, to validate and normalize these feelings if they arise.

It will complement the chapter of your book. For students wanting to learn about the assessment and interviewing process, this book offers a comprehensive approach to putting skills and knowledge into action. Consequently, it would not be surprising to find that continually rising depression rates and accompanying pharmaceutical treatments are, in part, related to increased awareness of depressive conditions.

Asked directly about suicidal thoughts and impulses. Even more relevant to the suicide assessment interviewing process, it may be that interviewers who focus predominantly or exclusively on the presence or absence of negative mood states inadvertently increase such states.

The client reports suicide ideation and a plan and has a history of overcontrolled behavior or presents as emotionally constricted or displays psychomotor agitation. Empire, Colony, Postcolony Robert J. Specifically, consider these attitudinal statements:. Additionally, during this interview the clinician should be sure to move beyond the medical model, also evaluating for strengths and protective factors.


For example, if you are working with a severely or extremely suicidal client and decide against hospitalization, you sommers-flanqgan outline in writing exactly why you made that decision. Depressogenic Social, Cultural, and Interview Clinicall In addition to the preceding research findings, there are a number of contemporary social and cultural factors that may predispose or orient individuals toward depressive and suicidal states.

Finally, although establishing a suicide prevention agreement can help reassure us that the client is committed to life, these agreements or contracts have little empirical evidence supporting their effectiveness and if completed in a cursory manner, can even cause clients to feel more negative about the treatment alliance than they would otherwise.

The client reports little self-control.

Of particular value are the clearly stated objectives at the beginning of every chapter and practical up-to-date information on topics that are often not discussed or included in training programs.

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Although suicide risk factors as well as protective factors are no guarantee of anything, they do provide interviewinh with useful information. His research interests include clinical interviewing, parent consultations, and adolescent psychotherapy. Description The classic text presenting proven, practical strategies for conducting effective interviews Clinical Interviewing now in its Fifth Edition guides clinicians through elementary listening skills onward to more advanced, complex clinical assessment processes such as intake interviewing, mental status examination, and suicide assessment.

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Any return of the mood reactivates the pattern, and if the content of what is reactivated is global, negative, and self-referent e. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Love that you are writing online now and happy to redirect others to your blog. You are commenting using your WordPress. Second, if clients are unable to focus on positive personal experiences or display positive affect, it may indicate a more chronic or severe depressive and suicidal condition.

Consulted with one or more professionals. The client reports availability of the means to carry out the suicide plan. John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan make an eloquent case that connecting with the client on a human level is the superordinate task, without which little else of value can be achieved.

Overall, the research clearly indicates that all individuals, depressed or not and suicidal or not, can have their mood quickly and adversely affected through rather simple experimental means.

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Other books in this series. Note in your evaluation: The client was recently prescribed an SSRI and has associated disinhibition or agitation.