Effect of a Suicide Prevention Centre for young people with suicidal behaviour in Copenhagen.

@article{Nordentoft2005EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a Suicide Prevention Centre for young people with suicidal behaviour in Copenhagen.},
  author={Merete Nordentoft and Jacob Branner and K Drejer and B. Mejsholm and Hansen Hansen and Birger Petersson},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          121-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND In the 1980s, suicide rates in Denmark were among the highest in the world. In 1992, a Suicide Prevention Centre was opened in Copenhagen with a 2-week programme of social and psychological treatment. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of the Suicide Prevention Centre. METHODS In a quasi-experimental study, 362 patients in the Suicide Prevention Centre and a parallel comparison group of 39 patients were interviewed with European Parasuicide Study Interviewer Schedule I… CONTINUE READING

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