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Published by Office of Health Economics in London .
Written in English


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SeriesStudies ofcurrent health problems -- no.69
ContributionsAssociation of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. Office of Health Economics.
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Open LibraryOL13777311M

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Phenomenology []. Naming and classifying self-harm has been a topic of debate since the early ’s (Skegg, ; Mcalister, ). Different terms that have historically been used to delineate self-harm behaviors include attempted suicide, parasuicide, deliberate self injury and deliberate self poisoning. OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this study were to estimate suicide rates up to 4 years after a deliberate self-harm episode, to investigate time-period effects on the suicide rate over the follow-up period, and to examine potential sociodemographic and clinical predictors of suicide within this : This prospective cohort study included 7, deliberate self-harm attendees Cited by: Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, done without the intent to commit suicide. Other terms such as cutting and self-mutilation have been used for any self-harming behavior regardless of suicidal intent. The most common form of self-harm is using a sharp object to cut one's skin. Other forms include behaviour such as Specialty: Psychiatry. Overall, Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails is a comprehensive, eminently practical guide to this critical topic, and represents an important contribution to the field. (Journal Of Forensic Science, September ) A very much needed comprehensive and practical book. It will help in the hard work of preventing suicide in by:

including ritual self-harm, unintentional self-harm, and deliberate self-harm. Ritual self harm includes acts which occur within a set of shared cultural or religious beliefs, within which they token a particular significance or meaning. A distant Western relative of this is the fashion for body piercing and adornment with studs and Size: 1MB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Assessing the risk for further deliberate self-harm or suicide is a vital task for the G.P. and the hospital doctor. Research shows that of people who die from suicide, two thirds had consulted their G.P. in the previous month, a third had consulted in the previous week. Overall, Suicide and Self-Harm in Prisons and Jails is a comprehensive, eminently practical guide to this critical topic, and represents an important contribution to the field. (Journal Of Forensic Science, September ) A very much needed comprehensive and practical book. It will help in the hard work of preventing suicide in prisons.5/5(2).

‘Suicide and deliberate self-harm’ are important aspects of psychiatry. Suicide is among the 10 leading causes of death in most countries for which information is available and is the second most common cause of death in young people. This chapter outlines the epidemiology and methods employed for suicide, with attention to its variation across different cultures and over . In this paper nonfatal deliberate self-harm (DSH)2 will be employed to encompass both self-inflicted injury and poisoning, although, as it will become clear, the latter is the 'preferred' means in most cases coming to medical attention. The last two decades have witnessed dramatic and divergent trends in the incidence of suicide and by: This book is about deliberate self-harm in adolescents. This is one of the most important social and healthcare problems for people at this stage of life. Deliberate self-harm includes any intentional act of self-injury or self-poisoning (overdose), irrespective of the apparent motivation or . Deliberate Self-Harm and Suicide Ideology in Medical Students: /ch The risk of deliberate self-harm (DSH) and suicide ideology in medical students is a pertinent issue that has received a surge in attention over recent : Vinod Gopalan, Erick Chan, Debbie Thao Thanh Ho.