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Six year follow-up of a clinical sample of self-harm patients

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Background: Mortality from suicide and other causes is significantly increased in patients who engage in self-harm, but their long-term morbidity and quality of life are poorly defined. As the majority of self-harm patients are under the age of 35 years, understanding their longer term health outcomes is important if we are to adequately manage their care. The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term mortality, morbidity and quality of life of such patients. Method: A representative...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jad.2009.05.027

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Institution:
Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, UK
Department:
Department of Psychiatry,Division of Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Warneford Hospital, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire NHS Foundation Trust, UK"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Health Economics Research Centre
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Affective Disorders Journal website
Volume:
121
Issue:
3
Pages:
247-252
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:8c2d0047-1d48-48e1-8d65-c6c4311e2aba
Local pid:
ora:3833

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