Year: 1996 Source: Odense, Denmark: Odense University Press, 1996. 145p. SIEC No: 20011388

This book describes the results of interviews with Danish patients hospitalized after a suicide attempt. Earlier literature on this subject is discussed. A detailed interview was carried out 1 week after the attempt & again one year later. Slight differences were found between genders. Significant differences were found for the sociodemographic variables & mental disorders between age groups & also the groups with varying number of previous attempts. Treatment strategies available to people who have attempted suicide are described.