A pilot study of a short cognitive-behavioral group treatment for female recurrent suicide attempters.

@article{Hengeveld1996APS,
  title={A pilot study of a short cognitive-behavioral group treatment for female recurrent suicide attempters.},
  author={Michiel W. Hengeveld and Derek J. Jonker and Harry G M Rooijmans},
  journal={International journal of psychiatry in medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={83-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the feasibility and effectiveness of a high-frequency short-term group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for recurrent suicide attempters. METHOD CBT consisting of eight weekly and two "booster" sessions was given to nine female out-patients who had attempted suicide at least twice, seven of whom had a personality disorder. RESULTS Four patients dropped out during the treatment; either because they were "chronic repeaters" (i.e., had a history of more than 8 suicide… CONTINUE READING