Cognitive behaviour therapy in the emergency department for patients with suicidal behaviour

Jackson N
Record ID 32003000710
Authors' objectives:

This aim of this report was to assess whether providing acute psychological intervention (cognitive behaviour therapy) to an individual who has presented to the emergency department (ED) with suicidal behaviour reduces the risk of suicide compared to no psychological intervention.

Authors' recommendations: - No English language studies published from 1990 onwards were identified that examined the use of cognitive behavioural therapy in Emergency Departments.
Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Australia
MeSH Terms
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Mental Disorders
  • Suicide
Organisation Name: Centre for Clinical Effectiveness
Contact Address: Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Block E, Monash Medical Centre, Locked Bag 29, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia. Tel: +61 3 9594 7505; Fax: +61 3 9594 7552.
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Copyright: Centre for Clinical Effectiveness (CCE)
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