Year: 1985 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.71, no.6, (June 1985), p.581-595 SIEC No: 19860600

Forty consecutively admitted suicide attempt patients, their 70 significant others, & the ICU’s personnel were interviewed about their feelings & reactions during the patients’ stay on the intensive care unit. The patients belonged to three diagnostic groups. The most prominent feelings & reactions were shame & resistance towards the personnel in the neurosis group, anger & uneasiness in the abuse group, & indifference & apathy in the prepsychosis/psychosis group. 24 ref.