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dc.contributor.author Ουζούνη, Χριστίνα el
dc.contributor.author Νακάκης, Κωνσταντίνος el
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-18T13:08:19Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-18T13:08:19Z
dc.date.issued 2014-07-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11400/1387
dc.rights Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/ *
dc.source www.hsj.gr en
dc.subject Απόπειρα αυτοκτονίας
dc.subject Parasuicide
dc.subject Human body and language
dc.subject Self-destructive behavior
dc.subject Self-poisoning
dc.subject Νοσηλευτές
dc.subject Συμπεριφορά
dc.subject Αυτο-δηλητηρίαση
dc.subject Nurses
dc.subject Suicidal behavior
dc.title Nurses’ attitudes towards attempted suicide en
heal.type journalArticle
heal.generalDescription Special research article en
heal.classification Medicine--Nursing
heal.classification Νοσηλευτική
heal.classificationURI **N/A**-Medicine--Nursing
heal.classificationURI **N/A**-Νοσηλευτική
heal.keywordURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2002009688
heal.keywordURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008005159
heal.keywordURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85119733
heal.keywordURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85119779
heal.keywordURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2001009075
heal.language en
heal.access free
heal.recordProvider Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Αθήνας.Σχολή Επαγγελμάτων Υγείας και Πρόνοιας. Τμήμα Νοσηλευτικής el
heal.publicationDate 2013-03
heal.bibliographicCitation Ouzouni, C., Nakakis, K.. (2013). Nurses’ attitudes towards attempted suicide. Health Science Journal". 7 (1), 119-34. en
heal.abstract Backgroung: A number of studies have identified that nurses have negative attitudes towards patients who have attemted suicide, and there is some evidence that these attitudes have a negative impact upon the quality of patients’ care as well as in the prevention of patients’ future attempt to suicide. The aim of the present study was to explore the attitudes of Greek nurses’ working in medical, surgical, orthopedic, A & E and ICU towards attempted suicide. Method and material: A cross-sectional research design was used in a convenience sample of registered and assistant nurses (N=255) working in four general hospitals in Greece. Attitudes Towards Attempted Suicide-Questionnaire (ATAS-Q) was used which was a five point likert type and comprised 8 factors. For the data analysis descriptive and inferential statistics were employed using SPSS version 17. Results: Overall nurses showed relatively negative attitudes towards attempted suicide. Respondents reported a variety of mixed feelings (negative and positive) when caring for attempted suicide patients. However, in factor “positiveness” respondents reported relatively favorable attitudes as well as they didn’t discriminate them from other patients. Younger nurses and those with less working experience expressed more favorable attitudes as well as those who held a specialization in nursing and mostly those held a master degree in nursing. Moreover, nurses working in medical wards held the most favorable attitudes and the least favorable were held by nurses working in ICU’s. In addition, participants who had contemplated suicide at any point in their life or who had a relationship with someone who commited suicide held more positive attitudes. Conclusions: Nurses frequently encounter suicidal individuals and therefore must be aware of their attitudes towards this group of patients as part of their professional and therapeutic role. Thus, a nurse’s positive attitudes towards attempted suicide can play a key role in preventing a future suicide attempt or a fatal suicide. en
heal.publisher Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα el
heal.journalName Health Science Journal en
heal.journalType peer-reviewed
heal.fullTextAvailability true
heal.dateCreated 2013-01


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