Year: 2005 Source: Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2005). p.379-429 SIEC No: 20100019

This chapter opens by presenting data on the prevalence of suicide, suicide ideation, attempted suicide, other self-injurious behaviours, & stress among college & university students. Protective factors are discussed. The role of gatekeepers is outlined followed by an extensive discussion of assessment, intervention, & treatment, including psychological & pharmacological therapies. Involuntary hospitalization, practice recommendations, & some thoughts on providing appropriate care conclude the chapter. (99 refs.)