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Published by NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York in York .
Written in English


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Bulletin on the effectiveness of health service interventions for decision makers.

SeriesEffective health care -- vol.4/6
ContributionsNHS Centre for Reviews & Dissemination.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL17536226M

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  Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence addresses the seriousness and importance of the issue of self-harming behaviour in adolescence, and in particular the pressing need for awareness and research. The publication provides rigorous current research and an associated understanding of a number of issues relating to self - hard and more particularly : Claudie Fox, Keith Hawton, Claudine Fox. Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence clearly summarizes and evaluates current research into suicidal behaviour - it is essential reading for social workers, mental health professionals. Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence clearly summarizes and evaluates current research into suicidal behaviour - it is essential reading for social workers, mental health professionals, GPs. A Literature Review of Deliberate Self-Harm Absence of Psychoses or Organic Mental Impairment Self-harm behaviors are not considered DSH if the act is in response to a delusion, hallucination, or serious mental retardation (Favazza, ). Repetitive self-harm in the presence of certain types of known psychopathology has generally been conceptualized as.

Deliberate self-harm: systematic review of efficacy of psychosocial and pharmacological treatments in preventing repetition. British Medical Journal, , –7. Hawton, K., Townsend, E., Arensman, E., et al. ().Cited by: 4.   The phenomenon of deliberate self‐harm (DSH) is a perplexing behavior that has been explored in the scientific community for many years without definitive results. DSH has also gained attention in contemporary culture. Currently, the United States has seen an upsurge of culturally sanctioned self‐harm behaviors in the form of tattooing. Self-harm presents health care professionals with a number of complex challenges. It takes us to the heart of the conflict between control and responsibility upon which most professional interventions are based. In addition to this, professional 'talk' about self-harm occurs within a rationalist. This book is written with this aim in mind, and as such begins by discussing general issues related to deliberate self-harm in adolescence, incorporating problems with definition and common myths associated with suicidal behaviour. It provides data on prevalence, discussing hospital data and data obtained from community-based samples.

DSHI-Deliberate Self-Harm Inventory: Gratz, K. L. (). Measurement of deliberate self-harm: Preliminary data on the Deliberate Self-Harm Inventory. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 23 (4), This tool is a behaviorally based, self-report questionnaire developed to assess deliberate self-harm.   Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence clearly summarizes and evaluates current research into suicidal behaviour - it is essential reading for social workers, mental health professionals, GPs, teachers and : Claudie Fox. Deliberate self-harm. His book, Bodies Under Siege: Self-mutilation in Culture and Psychiatry, a psychiatric book on the topic of self-harm, according to Jennifer Egan in The New York Times, was "the first to comprehensively explore self-mutilation". Deliberate self-harm is a major problem in many contemporary societies. DSH seems to reflect the degree of powerlessness and hopelessness of young people with low education, low income, unemployment, and difficulties in coping with life stress. As such, non-fatal suicidal behaviour should be a major concern for politicians. There are substantial differences between communities in the Author: Ella Arensman.