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Effects of ketamine treatment on suicidal ideation: a qualitative study of patients’ accounts following treatment for depression in a UK ketamine clinic
Objective It is recognised that ketamine treatment can reduce suicidal ideation (SI) in people with depression, at least in the short term. However, information is lacking on patients’ perspectives on such effects. ...
Effects of patient suicide on psychiatrists: survey of experiences and support required
Aims and method Death of patients by suicide can have powerful effects on psychiatrists. We report the findings of a survey completed by 174 psychiatrists on the effects of patient suicide on their emotional well-being ...
Understanding and working with suicide risk
Key learning points: Understanding risk factors associated with suicide; Considering a framework for understanding suicide; How to assess and manage suicide risk
'Talking about suicide will put the idea into someone’s head'
Helping young people who self-harm
Key learning points: For many young people, the function of self-harm is to escape an unbearable emotional state; relief and negative feelings experienced following self-harm can result in a cycle of self-harming behaviour; ...