Communicating with Elderly People in Suicidal Crisis in the Light of Helpline Worker Experience

  title={Communicating with Elderly People in Suicidal Crisis in the Light of Helpline Worker Experience},
  author={Adam Czabański and Ewa Baum},
  journal={Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric},
  pages={59 - 75}
Abstract The increase in suicidal behaviour among elderly people makes it necessary to take action in the field of broadly understood prevention. This includes helplines, which play an essential role in anti-suicidal measures. The aim of this study was to obtain information about the experience of Polish helpline workers in communicating with older people in suicidal crisis. The study was conducted among 106 helpline workers from various helpline centres across Poland. It proved that helpline… Expand

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