Project

Monitoring and follow-up of suicide attempts in Flanders

Duration
01 January 2007 → 31 December 2008
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
Keywords
risk factors epidemiology suicide attempts
 
Project description

This study aims at examining the prevalence and risk factors of suicide attempts in Flanders by means of a monitoring-study in general hospitals. A second aim of the study involves the evaluation of the management of patients following a suicide attempt.