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Br Med J. 1975 May 24; 2(5968): 426–429.
PMCID: PMC1681818

Attitudes towards self-poisoning.


Self-poisoning now constitutes one of the prime emergencies in hospital medical practice. This paper describes the results of the study of the attitudes of physicians and senior nurses towards several common illnesses in the medical wards. The junior doctors and the nurses who frequently have primary responsibility for the care of the self-poisoners tend to show unfavourable attitudes towards these patients.

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  • Crammer JL. Poisoning and Psychiatrists. Br Med J. 1969 Sep 13;3(5671):a651–651. [PMC free article]

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