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Why do adolescents self-harm?

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Background: Given the high rates of self-harm among adolescents, recent research has focused on a better understanding of the motives for the behavior. Aims: The present study had three aims: to investigate (a) which motives are most frequently endorsed by adolescents who report self-harm; (b) whether motives reported at baseline predict repetition of self-harm over a 6-month period; and (c) whether self-harm motives differ between boys and girls. Method: In al...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000369

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Hogrefe
Journal:
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Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
176-183
Publication date:
2016-02-02
Acceptance date:
2015-09-07
DOI:
EISSN:
2151-2396
ISSN:
0227-5910
Pmid:
26831210
Language:
English
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pubs:601573
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uuid:ca7e3d1c-0501-4952-8b62-3b7862232c0d
Local pid:
pubs:601573
Source identifiers:
601573
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2017-05-23

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