Chain of care for patients who have attempted suicide: a follow-up study from Bærum, Norway

@inproceedings{Johannessen2011ChainOC,
  title={Chain of care for patients who have attempted suicide: a follow-up study from B{\ae}rum, Norway},
  author={H{\aa}kon A Johannessen and Gudrun Dieserud and Diego de Leo and Bj{\o}rgulf Claussen and Per Henrik Zahl},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals who have attempted suicide are at increased risk of subsequent suicidal behavior. Since 1983, a community-based suicide prevention team has been operating in the municipality of Bærum, Norway. This study aimed to test the effectiveness of the team's interventions in preventing repeated suicide attempts and suicide deaths, as part of a chain of care model for all general hospital treated suicide attempters. METHODS Data has been collected consecutively since 1984 and a… CONTINUE READING
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