Patient suicide can adversely affect the mental health and well-being of nurses involved in that person’s care, and coping strategies and support are vital
Nurses say they have been changed forever after a patient in their care died by suicide, yet what have been described as toxic workplace attitudes mean that some are blamed and scapegoated for the incidents, despite being left with serious mental health problems themselves.
Mental Health Practice. 27, 1, 11-13. doi: 10.7748/mhp.27.1.11.s7
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