|•||older age (40-59)|
|•||history of psychiatric treatment|
|•||more suicidal thoughts|
|•||somewhat more psychopathological disturbances reflected by different scales.|
|1.||Compliance of parasuicide patients depends very strongly on different variables of the care system, not only on patients' characteristics.|
|2.||Each patient for whom after-care seems to be indicated should be offered after-care independent of his or her assumed motivation.|
|3.||Especially in problematic cases, compliance with after-care can be increased, among other things, by a fixed after-care appointment, by at least weekly sessions and, if possible, by continuity of care.|
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