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Police and suicide prevention

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Police officers are frequently the first responders to individuals in crisis, but generally receive little training for this role. We developed and evaluated training in suicide awareness and prevention for frontline rail police in the UK. Aims: To investigate the impact of training on officers’ suicide prevention attitudes, confidence, and knowledge. Method: Fifty-three participants completed a brief questionnaire before and after undertaking training. In addition, two focus groups were cond...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000381

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Hogrefe Publishing
Journal:
Crisis More from this journal
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
194-204
Publication date:
2016-04-04
Acceptance date:
2015-10-22
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EISSN:
2151-2396
ISSN:
0227-5910
Pmid:
27040129
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:614037
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uuid:f33d06c5-1b69-4d55-9493-c96e802b8f53
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pubs:614037
Source identifiers:
614037
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2017-05-23

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