Detecting and Managing Suicidal Behavior at Emergency and Psychiatric Hospital Departments in Flanders: a randomized controlled study of the effects of a brief Educational Intervention.

01 December 2012 → 31 March 2014
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Animal experimental and comparative psychology
    • Applied psychology
    • Human experimental psychology
Suicide prevention poster guide psychiatic department Emergency Department (ED) brief educational intervention
Project description

In a multicenter randomized controlled study, staff from psychiatric and emergency departments from general or regional hospitals throughout Flanders, will be invited to participate in the study to indicate the need of implementation of an educational poster and evaluation and triage guide. In particular, the effect of an educational poster and guide as a cost-effective way to improve knowledge, attitudes and clinical behavior with regard to suicide prevention, will be evaluated.