Suicide and community psychiatric care
Cantor, C. H., Burnett, P. C., Quinn, J., Nizette, D., & Brook, C. (1992) Suicide and community psychiatric care. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavia, 85(3), pp. 229-233.
A preliminary survey of 34 suicides among patients attending community services for the chronically mentally ill revealed a rate of 520 per 100,000 admitted. In contrast to earlier hospital surveys, no risk variables were identified for patients dying by suicide. Thirty-four percent of suicides occurred within one week of the last treatment and 59% within 3 months of service entry. It appears that early and intensive follow-up may be necessary to prevent suicide among patients receiving community psychiatric care.
Impact and interest:
Citation countsare sourced monthly fromand citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Suicide, Community Psychiatric Care|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1992 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Copyright Statement:||The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com|
|Deposited On:||14 Oct 2009 12:15|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 02:58|
Repository Staff Only: item control page