ERIC Number: EJ202865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Chronic Callers to a Suicide Prevention Center.
Sawyer, John B.; Jameton, Elizabeth M.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v9 n2 p97-104 Sum 1979
Chronic callers (N=67) are reviewed; 51 percent were diagnosed as drug or alcohol dependent. Four were known to have committed suicide and 37 had made suicide attempts; 47 percent of the group was eventually referred to an ongoing treatment resource. Agency strategies for dealing with the chronic caller are discussed. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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