Year: 1996 Source: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, v.4, no.2, (Spring 1996), p.152-163 SIEC No: 20010685

This article reports on the proceedings of a workshop held in May 1994 to discuss indirect self-destructive behaviour in long-term care settings. After a historical review, issues discussed by workshop participants are presented & a research agenda proposed. Future studies are advocated with regard to correlates for indirect self-destructive behaviours that are relevant to the patient & characteristic of the nursing home environment. (66 refs.)