Year: 1994 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.90, (1994), p.222-228 SIEC No: 19940933

This article outlines a 12-centre European initiative & reports on a preparatory study restricted to a Swedish hospital. The study was based on a detailed quantitative registration of all examinations & interventions, as well as hospitalization, offered to a consecutive series of 97 suicide attempters. Reported results include demographic & clinical data, medical care, psychiatric assessment, hospitalization & aftercare factors determining care, mental disorders, & economic aspects. (17 Refs.)