Deliberate self harm patients with depressive disorders: treatment and outcome.
BACKGROUND: Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder in deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients and in those who commit suicide. The aim of this study was to examine the treatment received by DSH patients with depression and their progress following DSH. METHODS: A representative sample of 106 patients with an ICD-10 depressive episode who presented to a general hospital following an episode of DSH were investigated in terms of their treatment before and after the episode and their out...Expand abstract
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