Katherine Fenton

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BACKGROUND The incidence of suicide is high among patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and psychosis. A systematic review was performed to investigate the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in reducing suicidal behaviour among patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders and psychosis. METHODS Cochrane, PubMed and PsycINFO databases(More)
BACKGROUND Research in suicide prevention using psychosocial interventions is rapidly advancing. However, randomised controlled trials are published across a range of medical, psychological and sociology journals, and it can be difficult to locate a full set of research studies. In this paper, we present a database of randomised controlled outcome studies(More)
Youth suicide is a significant public health problem. A systematic review was conducted to examine the effectiveness of school, community and healthcare-based interventions in reducing and preventing suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and deliberate self-harm in young people aged 12–25 years. PsycInfo, PubMed and Cochrane databases were searched to the end(More)
BACKGROUND Due to increasing demands on limited resources in the health care system, many hospitals are working to improve patient flow, thereby increasing their effective capacity. Identifying barriers to patient flow provides the best available evidence to improve such flow in The Canberra Hospital's acute psychiatric units. METHODS This audit uses a(More)
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