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Tentative de suicide des adolescents: accueil, évaluation, orientation

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Pigois, Eva
Stephan, Philippe
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2013, vol. 9, no. 374, p. 410-414
Abstract Suicide and suicide attempts of adolescents are major public health issues. Based on a model of care developed in Geneva, we describe the conditions necessary to evaluate and guide a teenager trapped in a suicidal behavior. First of all, there must be some time dedicated to pediatric assessement followed by a psychiatric evaluation and finally, the adolescent can be oriented toward specific treatment. Depending on the clinical characteristics of the young adolescent and according to his willingness to engage himself in intensive follow-up (impulsivity, anxious?--depressive symptomatology...), cares will be given either as outpatient with close monitoring or inpatient.
Keywords AdolescentHumansSuicide, Attempted/prevention & control
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PMID: 23477225
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Research group Groupe Ansermet François (psychiatrie) (861)
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EDAN, Anne et al. Tentative de suicide des adolescents: accueil, évaluation, orientation. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2013, vol. 9, n° 374, p. 410-414. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:35504

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