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Self-inflicted gunshot wound survivors may deny suicide attempt, face barriers to care

Added: 17.04.2018 18:40 | 7 views | 0 comments

Source: www.news9.com
Source: www.news9.com

Researchers have found that more than one-third of patients who denied that their self-inflicted gunshot wound resulted from a suicide attempt most likely had indeed tried to kill themselves, and commonly were sent home from the hospital without further mental health treatment. The findings indicate there are significant barriers to treatment for people who have made suicide attempts, and highlight the need to improve assessment and intervention for survivors of self-inflicted gunshot wounds, especially while hospitalized for their injury.

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