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A study of deliberate self-harm and its repetition among patients presenting to an emergency department.

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BACKGROUND: Marked differences have been found in the characteristics of people dying by suicide in Western and Asian countries. However, there is less information available on possible differences for deliberate self-harm (DSH). AIMS: To compare the characteristics of people presenting to hospital in Hong Kong and Oxford (UK) with DSH, and to assess the outcome of those persons in Hong Kong. METHODS: A sample of DSH patients admitted to the accident and emergency (AandE) department of a reg...

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000069

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Journal:
Crisis
Volume:
32
Issue:
4
Pages:
217-224
Publication date:
2011
DOI:
EISSN:
2151-2396
ISSN:
0227-5910
URN:
uuid:a73a313a-4577-4c4c-b4fd-d516c723e0f9
Source identifiers:
177237
Local pid:
pubs:177237

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