Achla Dagdu Gaikwad

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CONTEXT Majority of health professionals have unfavorable attitudes towards patients presenting with self-harm, which further compromises their willingness and outcome of care. AIMS To assess the nursing students' attitudes toward suicide attempters. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Cross-sectional study was conducted in two nursing colleges of north India. (More)
BACKGROUND Preventing suicide depends upon different health professionals' knowledge regarding suicide, attitude toward suicide attempters, skills to assess and manage suicidal risk. OBJECTIVES This study was aimed to assess the attitude of nursing students toward suicide prevention. MATERIALS AND METHODS 308 nursing students were recruited from the two(More)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) presents unique challenges in toddlers and pre-schoolers as there are difficulties in assessment and overshadowing by comorbid illnesses. We present case descriptions of two pre-schoolers with developmental manifestations of the PTSD symptoms of intrusion, avoidance and alteration in arousal and reactivity following(More)
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