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Life problems and deliberate self-harm: associations with gender, age, suicidal intent and psychiatric and personality disorder.

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BACKGROUND: Deliberate self-harm (DSH) may occur in response to negative life events and life problems. High suicidal intent may be a risk factor for subsequent suicide but little is known about how life problems and suicidal intent are related. The aims of this study were to examine life problems according to age, gender, suicidal intent and other patient characteristics in DSH patients. METHODS: Data from the Oxford Monitoring System for Attempted Suicide were used to investigate life prob...

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10.1016/j.jad.2007.12.224

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Journal:
Journal of affective disorders
Volume:
109
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
139-148
Publication date:
2008-07-05
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EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
URN:
uuid:9bf6ebc1-c809-44e2-8ec5-2920e6111b93
Source identifiers:
168481
Local pid:
pubs:168481

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