A comparative investigation of health workers' attitudes towards parasuicide

@article{Platt1987ACI,
  title={A comparative investigation of health workers' attitudes towards parasuicide},
  author={Stephen Platt and Denis Salter},
  journal={Social psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={22},
  pages={202-208}
}
This paper reports the results of an investigation into lay and health worker responses to parasuicide using case vignette and repertory grid techniques. The major objective of the study was to explore similarities and differences in attitudes between staff working in a specialist treatment centre and staff working in a conventional medical environment. Little difference in attitudes was found between treatment environments. On the other hand, considerable attitudinal variation between staff… CONTINUE READING

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