Year: 1986 Source: Nursing Times, v.82, no.38, (September 1986), p.17-23 SIEC No: 19870851

Presents the assessment profile of a young woman who attempted suicide after becoming depressed at not being able to cope at home. Problems associated with overdose patients are outlined & a series of questions about patient care planning are posed. Answers are included at the end of the article. (LH) (10 refs.)