Suicide probability in psychiatric patients' primary caregivers: The role of care burden, alexithymia and some risk factors


AVCI D., Duran S., CAN ÖZ Y. , Basak I.

ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING, vol.35, no.5, pp.457-464, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apnu.2021.06.013
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.457-464
  • Keywords: Alexithymia, Care burden, Caregivers, Psychiatric patients, Suicide probability, FAMILY CARERS, MENTAL-HEALTH, SCHIZOPHRENIA, INDIVIDUALS, IDEATION, PEOPLE, ILL, DISORDERS, DEMENTIA, SCALE

Abstract

Background: Although suicidal ideation seems to be related with both burden of care and alexithymia, there is no study investigating the correlation between these factors and suicide probability in informal caregivers of psychiatric patients in the literature.