Management of Self-Harm in the Very Old

17 June 2020 - Management of Self-Harm in the Very Old

Clinicians may lack knowledge and  confidence regarding self-harm in older adults and hold attitudes that  interfere with delivering effective care. Dr Anne Wand, Old Age Psychiatrist, will speak to the real world implications of her PhD research findings from implementing a 1-hour educational intervention for  hospital-based clinicians and general practitioners.

Wand,  A. P., Draper, B., Brodaty, H., Hunt, G. E., & Peisah, C. (2020).  Evaluation of an Educational Intervention for Clinicians on Self-Harm in Older  Adults. Archives of Suicide Research, 1-21.