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Abuse and deliberate self-poisoning in women: a matched case-control study.

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OBJECTIVE: Controlled studies have shown deliberate self-harm to be more common in abused populations, but no controlled studies have shown abuse to be more common in self-harming populations. This is the first controlled study to determine whether abuse experiences (sexual, physical, and psychological) occurred more commonly in women who take overdoses than in controls. METHOD: The design was a matched (1:1) case-control study set in a district general hospital in England. The subjects were ...

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Journal:
Child abuse and neglect
Volume:
25
Issue:
10
Pages:
1291-1302
Publication date:
2001-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7757
ISSN:
0145-2134
URN:
uuid:aeef3a6a-7ab4-4423-beae-dc2dbe825934
Source identifiers:
168416
Local pid:
pubs:168416

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