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"When you're in the hospital, you're in a sort of bubble." Understanding the high risk of self-harm and suicide following psychiatric discharge: a qualitative study.

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BACKGROUND: Individuals are at a greatly increased risk of suicide and self-harm in the months following discharge from psychiatric hospital, yet little is known about the reasons for this. AIMS: To investigate the lived experience of psychiatric discharge and explore service users' experiences following discharge. METHOD: In-depth interviews were undertaken with recently discharged service users (n = 10) in the UK to explore attitudes to discharge and experiences since leaving hospital. RESU...

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000246

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Publisher:
Hogrefe and Huber Publishers
Journal:
Crisis
Volume:
35
Issue:
3
Pages:
154-160
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
2151-2396
ISSN:
0227-5910
URN:
uuid:2b672733-6f22-4fb7-a8b7-ebb5ba38fe93
Source identifiers:
458852
Local pid:
pubs:458852

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