Perception of Suicide Risk in Mental Health Professionals.

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Tim M Gale; Christopher J Hawley; John Butler; Adrian Morton; Ankush Singhal;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149791, pmc: PMC4766090
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Anatomy | Suicide | Professions | Medicine | Families | Nurses | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Head | Population Groupings | Q | Face | R | Psychology | Mothers | People and Places | Demography | Social Sciences | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care Providers | Health Care

This study employed an independent-groups design (4 conditions) to investigate possible biases in the suicide risk perception of mental health professionals. Four hundred participants comprising doctors, nurses and social workers viewed a vignette describing a fictitiou... View more
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