Journal article

Effectiveness of Psychosocial Interventions for Family Members and Other Informal Support Persons of Individuals Who Have Made a Suicide Attempt

Karolina Krysinska, Karl Andriessen, Ingrid Ozols, Lennart Reifels, Jo Robinson, Jane Pirkis

Crisis: the Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention | Hogrefe | Published : 2021

Abstract

Background: Individuals recovering from a suicide attempt may benefit from support provided by informal carers, that is, family members and other support persons, who may require support themselves. Aims: This systematic review aims to identify and synthesize available literature on the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for this carer population. Method: A search of peer-reviewed literature in five databases was carried out. Studies using any design were eligible and results were synthesized using a narrative review. Results: Eight articles reporting on seven quantitative studies met the eligibility criteria. This included three studies on interventions designed specifically fo..

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