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Evaluation of out-patient counselling compared with general practitioner care following overdoses

  • Keith Hawton (a1), Steve McKeown (a1), Alexandra Day (a1), Pauline Martin (a1), Marianne O'Connor (a1) and Jackie Yule (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291700025988
  • Published online: 01 July 2009
Abstract
Synopsis

In a randomized prospective treatment study, 80 overdose patients (not requiring intensive psychiatric intervention) received either brief out-patient counselling or were returned to the care of their general practitioners with advice on management. There was little difference in outcome between the two groups. However, two sub-groups of patients benefited more from out-patient counselling than from general practitioner care, these were: (a) women, and (b) patients with dyadic problems. Counselling following overdoses should be focused on groups of patients such as these who are most likely to benefit from it. Further work is needed to identify treatment approaches that will help other groups who take overdoses, especially men.

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1Address for correspondence: Dr Keith Hawton, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX.
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