Appropriate interventions for the prevention and management of self-harm: a qualitative exploration of service-users' views
- hurting to feel better. Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Current Health 1;Oct2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p20
The article presents information on several studies on self-harm or self-injury.
- parasuicide. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1710
A definition of the term "parasuicide" which refers to the act of injuring oneself without intending to commit suicide is presented.
- Deliberate self-harm in young people: differences in prevalence and risk factors between The Netherlands and Belgium. Portzky, Gwendolyn; De Wilde, Erik-Jan; Van Heeringen, Kees // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;Apr2008, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p179
This study aimed to examine prevalence and risk factors of deliberate self-harm in Dutch and Dutch-speaking Belgian adolescents. A cross sectional survey using an anonymous self report questionnaire was performed in both countries. Data on 4,431 Belgian and 4,458 Dutch 15â€“16 year-old...
- cutting clubs. Cullen, Justine // Dolly;Aug2004, Issue 406, p34
Focuses on the bonding shared by some teenage girls who get together and deliberately cut themselves. Reasons some people harm themselves; Advice given by Reach Out!, a Web-based service specifically designed to help teenagers, for people who want to stop self-harming; Concept of cutting clubs.
- Factors associated with ideation and acts of deliberate self-harm among 18-year-old boys. Haavisto, Antti; Sourander, Andre; Multimäki, Petteri; Parkkola, Kai; Santalahti, Päivi; Helenius, Hans; Nikolakaros, Georgios; Moilanen, Irma; Kumpulainen, Kirsti; Piha, Jorma; Aronen, Eeva; Puura, Kaija; Linna, Sirkka-Liisa; Almqvist, Fredrik // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Nov2005, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p912
Background The aims of the study were: (1) to identify the prevalence of ideation and acts of deliberate self-harm in 18-year-old boys; (2) to report the use of mental health services among these boys; (3) to identify risk factors assessed at age 8 and (4) to identify associated cross-sectional...
- Admissions to hospital for deliberate selfâ€harm in England 1995â€“2000: an analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics. Wilkinson, Stephen; Taylor, Gordon; Templeton, Lorna; Mistral, Willm; Salter, Emma; Bennett, Peter // Journal of Public Health Medicine;Sep2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p179
Background Rates of deliberate selfâ€harm (DSH) were increasing in the United Kingdom during the 1980s and early 1990s, particularly among young adult males. Selfâ€poisoning with paracetamol was the most common means, with overdoses of antiâ€depressants becoming more frequent....
- Clinical: Paediatric medicine - Self-harming in young people. Shiner, Alice // GP: General Practitioner;5/7/2010, p40
The article offers information on self-harm, a deliberate non-fatal act which a person carries out knowing that it will cause him harm. It states that it takes place when a person is trying to cope up with an emotional distress. It mentions that wounds on wrists, upper arms or chest, evidence of...
- Self-harm inquiry reveals alarming rates. // Nursing Standard;3/30/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 29, p8
Reports on the findings of a national study suggesting that two teenage students in every classroom in Great Britain self-harm on average. Prevalence of self-harm among Asian women and females living in boarding schools and prisons.
- Turbulent lives of role model rock stars leave adolescent fans in need of down-to-earth guidance. Thomas, Linda // Nursing Standard;9/7/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 52, p30
Focuses on the existence of self-harm in adolescents in England. Indication of emotional distress; Control of one's emotion; Description of self-injury.