Psycho-social interventions following self-harm

March 2007
Mental Health Practice;Mar2007, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p25
Academic Journal
The article examines whether the addition of psychosocial interventions following an episode of self-harm reduces the likelihood of subsequent suicide. A systematic review was conducted on the results of randomized controlled trials that involved patients who had self-harmed prior to entry into the trial. The authors concluded that their results do not provide evidence that additional psychosocial interventions following self-harm, have a marked effect on the likelihood of future suicide.


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