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The development of a population-level clinical screening tool for self-harm repetition and suicide: the ReACT Self-Harm Rule.

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BACKGROUND: Self-harm is a common reason for Emergency Department (ED) attendance. We aimed to develop a clinical tool to help identify patients at higher risk of repeat self-harm, or suicide, within 6 months of an ED self-harm presentation. METHOD: The tool, the ReACT Self-Harm Rule, was derived using multicentre data from a prospective cohort study. Binary recursive partitioning was applied to data from two centres, and data from a separate centre were used to test the tool. There were 29 5...

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10.1017/s0033291712000347

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Applegate, E More by this author
Stewart, SL More by this author
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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
11
Pages:
2383-2394
Publication date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:084b5214-6308-4242-b31a-e3327bd0ac39
Source identifiers:
316296
Local pid:
pubs:316296

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