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Making sense of an unknown terrain: how parents understand self-harm in young people

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Self-harm is common in young people, and can have profound effects on parents and other family members. We conducted narrative interviews with 41 parents and other family members of 38 young people, aged up to 25, who had self-harmed. Most of the participants were parents but included one sibling and one spouse. This article reports experiences of the parent participants. A cross-case thematic analysis showed that most participants were bewildered by self-harm. The disruption to their worldvi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1049732315603032

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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Qualitative Health Research Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
215-225
Publication date:
2015-09-13
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EISSN:
1552-7557
ISSN:
1049-7323
URN:
uuid:9bf704fc-39f1-4a04-9c69-480067c4fa2f
Source identifiers:
570717
Local pid:
pubs:570717

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