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Pain and deliberate self-harm: an important association.

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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to establish how often pain was a factor contributing to an episode of deliberate self-harm. METHOD: Retrospective case note examination of all deliberate self-harm patients with concurrent medical problems admitted to a general hospital over 2 years. RESULTS: Pain was considered to be a contributory factor in the episode of deliberate self-harm in 75 (4%) of the total number of episodes of deliberate self-harm (1665) over the 2-year period. These patient...

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Journal:
Journal of psychosomatic research
Volume:
58
Issue:
4
Pages:
317-320
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1879-1360
ISSN:
0022-3999
URN:
uuid:6425cadf-bc11-4158-805b-58f2fe97a555
Source identifiers:
168450
Local pid:
pubs:168450

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