Year: 1987 Source: Oxford England: Oxford University Press, 1987. 221p. SIEC No: 19880313

This book is primarily a practical guide to the management of self-poisoning & self-injury patients. Together with an overview of self-distructive behavior, the authors provide a detailed description of assessment & how to decide the form of aftercare appropriate for the client. Case history are used to illustrate this approach in clinical practice. Following this are chapters about psychiatric in-patient care. (NBB)