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Effect of general hospital management on repeat episodes of deliberate self poisoning: cohort study

Kapur, N., House, A.O., Dodgson, K., May, C. and Creed, F. (2002) Effect of general hospital management on repeat episodes of deliberate self poisoning: cohort study. BMJ, 325 (7369). pp. 866-867. ISSN 0959-8138

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Abstract

Provision of services in the United Kingdom for patients who deliberately poison themselves is variable, and many patients leave hospital without adequate assessments. This may reflect the equivocal research evidence on the effectiveness of interventions. In this cohort study, we aimed to investigate whether aspects of routine hospital management—such as admission, psychosocial assessment, and referral for follow up—had an impact on the repetition of deliberate self poisoning

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2002 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > Institute of Health Sciences (Leeds) > Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 15:23
Published Version: http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/325/7369/866
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1136/bmj.325.7369.866
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/150

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