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Oncologists and Social Workers Identification, Responses, and Coping Strategies When Faced with Suicide

2015 Pilot Research Grant
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Focus Areas: Psychosocial Studies, Community Intervention Studies

Leeat Granek, Ph.D.
Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Inside the Research

Question: How do oncologists and social workers identify, respond to and cope with suicidal ideation in their cancer patients?

Strategy: Oncologists and social workers will be interviewed regarding mental health distress and suicidal ideation among their cancer patients.

Impact: Identification of barriers to addressing suicidal ideation among cancer patients.