Louise Frenkel

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People who attend hospital following a suicide attempt represent a well-delineated high-risk group of patients who may be amenable to targeted interventions to reduce the risk of suicidal behaviour. Little is, however, known about how hospitals in South Africa respond to suicide attempters, what quality of care these patients receive or what possibilities(More)
To meet the needs for an expanded preceptor faculty, the Department of Family Medicine at the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Rutgers Medical School has for three years conducted yearly training programs designed to prepare practicing family physicians for the teaching role. Thirty-six physicians have completed the program, which consists of(More)
BACKGROUND Historically, chronic pain has been viewed primarily as a medical issue, and research has been focused on the individual and predominantly on pain sufferers in high-income countries. OBJECTIVES This article argues the need for a broader understanding of the context of chronic pain and its complex aetiologies and maintenance. It is suggested(More)
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