First aid strategies that are helpful to young people developing a mental disorder: beliefs of health professionals compared to young people and parents
- Prisons roll out mental health first aid training in Wales. // Mental Health Nursing;Oct/Nov2013, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p5
The article offers information on the mental health first aid training of Her Majesty (HM) Prison Service in collaboration with Mind Cymru which aims to train prison officers and staff in Swansea and Cardiff, Wales on mental health problems.
- Mental Health First Aid guidelines for helping a suicidal person: a Delphi consensus study in Japan. Colucci, Erminia; Kelly, Claire M.; Minas, Harry; Jorm, Anthony F.; Suzuki, Yuriko // International Journal of Mental Health Systems;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p12
Background: This study aimed to develop guidelines for how a member of the Japanese public should provide mental health first aid to a person who is suicidal. Methods: The guidelines were produced by developing a questionnaire containing possible first aid actions and asking an expert panel of...
- General practitioners' contact with victims of suicide. Vassilas, Christopher A.; Morgan, H. Gethin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/31/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6899, p300
Examines the prevalence of suicide in young adults in Great Britain. Measures taken by the government to reduce suicide rates; Percentage of suicide victims visiting general practitioners; Educational campaigns aimed at teaching general practitioners to treat depressive illnesses.
- Research brief: Young reluctant to seek help on mental health. // GP: General Practitioner;4/12/2004, p13
The article reports that only one in five young people with suicidal thoughts would seek help from a general practitioner. According to a research in Great Britain, a high proportion of young people with mental health problems do not seek medical help. Men were less likely to seek help than...
- Psychiatrists in Primary Health Care Settings. Mitchell, Alexander R. K. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Oct85, Vol. 147, p371
An increasing number of psychiatrists are now working partly in primary care settings. This paper describes how the movement began and how both psychiatrists and other members of the specialist psychiatric treatment team have explored ways of working with family doctors in the diagnosis and...
- Airlines asked to improve flights' medical supplies. // GP: General Practitioner;9/9/2002, p14
Reports that due to the poor-quality of airline medical equipment, general practitioners providing emergency care on aeroplanes are hampered.
- First-aid blunders even smart parents make. van der Meer, Antonia // Redbook;May2000, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p174
Focuses on the first-aid mistakes parents commit to their children.
- At Home. Cool, Lisa Collier // Good Housekeeping;Nov99, Vol. 229 Issue 5, p84
Details the most common mistakes of parents in the United States when administering first-aid treatment to their children. Number of children treated in emergency rooms for illness and injury suffered at home annually; Risk of slapping the back of a child who is choking; Negative result of using...
- New warning on dangers of paroxetine. Pedder, Cato // Pulse;5/10/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 19, p7
Reports on the European Union's drug advisory involving the antidepressant and serotonin reuptake inhibitor paroxetine. Possibility that paroxetine might increase the risk of suicide-related behavior in young adults; Dangers of sudden withdrawal from the drug; General practitioners' reaction to...