Suicides in an Australian inpatient environment.

  title={Suicides in an Australian inpatient environment.},
  author={Robert Chatterton and Paul N McTaggart and Pierre Baume and Katherine Harrison},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services},
  volume={37 6},
Associated stressful life events both within and outside the hospital environment may contribute to the high-risk environment. The cohort studied here was hospitalized for a significant psychiatric problem, a factor which puts them in the high-risk category. When the severe psychiatric diagnosis is combined with a significant stressful life event, the risk… CONTINUE READING