Attempted Suicide: A Practical Guide to Its Nature and Management
Focuses on how to help patients who have taken overdoses or injured themselves. Also gives main findings concerning the patterns of attempted suicide and the problems faced by people who make attempts.
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The circumstances surrounding attempted suicide
THE MANAGEMENT OF ATTEMPTED SUICIDE
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admission admitted adolescents agreed alcohol antidepressant approach assessment interview attempted suicide patients attitudes Bancroft barbiturate Barnes Unit behaviour boyfriend cent Chapter clinical common coping degree of suicidal deliberate self-poisoning depressed mood depression difficulties discussed distress encouraged example feelings friends further Hawton help the patient important involved Kreitman marital mental mood nurses occur open access outpatient overdoses or injured Oxford Pamela paracetamol parasuicide parents particularly patient's problems person possible practitioner prescribed prevention problem list problem of attempted problem-orientated pseudocide psychiatric disorder psychiatric hospital psychiatric illness psychiatric inpatient psychiatric unit psychiatrists psychotropic drugs reasons relationship relatives repetition require responsibility result risk of suicide schizophrenia self-harm self-poisoning and self-injury self-poisoning or self-injury serial sevens serious suicidal social workers staff subsequent suggested Suicidal Intent Scale suicide attempters symptoms tablets take overdoses taking an overdose therapeutic therapist therapy thought treatment sessions usually week