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Aeschi West: Basic Principles in Working with Suicidal Patients

Friday, May 31

Characteristics of Mental Pain

Time Topic
7:50-8:00 a.m. Introduction ~ J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.
8:00-9:00 a.m. Concepts Psych-ache ~ John T. Maltsberger, M.D.
Measuring Mental Pain ~ Greg Brown, Ph.D.
The Role of Trauma in Suicidal States ~ Marjan Holloway, Ph.D.
9:00-10:15a.m. Video 1 and Discussion
10:15-10:45a.m. Break
10:45-12:00 a.m. Video 2 and Discussion
12:00-1:15 a.m. Lunch
1:15-2:00 p.m. Keynote
Risk Factors, Risk Factors, and More Risk Factors: Is today’s suicide research useful for patient care? ~ Heidi Hjelmeland, Ph.D.
2:00-3:30 p.m.
  1. 1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicidal Patients ~ Greg Brown, Ph.D., Marjan Holloway, Ph.D.
    Workshop Session
  2. 2. Ambivalence in Suicide ~ Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., David Rudd, Ph.D., Igor Weinberg, Ph.D., Timothy Lineberry, M.D.
  3. 3. Forming Effective Therapeutic Alliances with Suicidal Patients: Teaching Residents and Medical Students ~ Alex Sabo, M.D.
3:30-4:00 p.m. Break
4:00-5:30 p.m. Workshop Session #3
  1. 1. Suicide’s Impact on Clinicians ~ Timothy Lineberry, M.D., Carolyn Gonter, M.D., John T. Maltsberger, M.D., J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.
  2. 2. Narcissism, Damaged Self-Esteem, and Suicide ~ Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D., Brian Palmer, M.D.
  3. 3. Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program (ASSiP) ~ Konrad Michel, M.D.; Anja Gysin-Maillart, M.A. (lic.phil.)
Evening Free