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Reasons for adolescent deliberate self-harm: a cry of pain and/or a cry for help? Findings from the child and adolescent self-harm in Europe (CASE) study.

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The present study examines reasons for adolescent deliberate self-harm. A cross-sectional survey using an anonymous self-report questionnaire was carried out in seven countries (Australia, Belgium, England, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands and Norway). Data on 30,477 school pupils between the ages of 14-17 were analysed. Past year and lifetime deliberate self-harm were assessed, along with the self-reported reasons for deliberate self-harm. The results showed that 'wanted to get relief from ...

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10.1007/s00127-008-0469-z

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Scoliers, G More by this author
Portzky, G More by this author
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Journal:
Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
Volume:
44
Issue:
8
Pages:
601-607
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1433-9285
ISSN:
0933-7954
URN:
uuid:382c79e2-a5eb-4977-83fe-668c8c9b11f4
Source identifiers:
168489
Local pid:
pubs:168489

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