Nurses' and doctors' perceptions of young people who engage in suicidal behaviour: a contemporary grounded theory analysis.

@article{Anderson2003NursesAD,
  title={Nurses' and doctors' perceptions of young people who engage in suicidal behaviour: a contemporary grounded theory analysis.},
  author={Martin C Anderson and Penny J. Standen and Joe P Noon},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={587-97}
}
Over the past 25 years, suicidal behaviour in young people has continued to be a major concern for health services around the world. Self-harm in individuals aged 13-18 is common and represents a significant reason for admission to accident and emergency departments, paediatric medical services and child and adolescent mental health services. Nurses' and doctors' working in these areas are the first point of contact for young people following an episode of self-harm. This paper presents a study… CONTINUE READING

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