Kristen L Batejan

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The aim of this study was to conduct the first meta-analysis comparing risk for NSSI between sexual minority and heterosexual persons. Eleven published and 4 unpublished studies were reviewed, describing associations between sexual orientation and NSSI in 7,147 sexual minority and 61,701 heterosexual participants. The overall weighted effect size for the(More)
OBJECTIVE This research study examines the relationship between past-week physical activity and recent (i.e., within the past 30 days) nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in a sample of treatment-seeking adults.  METHOD: Participants included 353 (49.29% female; mean age = 35.16 years) adults attending a partial hospitalization program for acute psychiatric(More)
BACKGROUND Rates of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are particularly high on college campuses. Commonly endorsed reasons for NSSI include interpersonal (e.g., seeking support) and intrapersonal (e.g., affect regulation) functions. AIMS This study compared college students with and without a history of NSSI on their views of NSSI functions in order to(More)
The motives of suicide attempts among a community sample of 99 U.S. high school students were explored. Participants completed an in-depth computer-assisted self interview about their most recent attempts as well as additional psychosocial measures. Results indicated that nearly 75% of the adolescents engaged in suicide attempts for reasons other than(More)
OBJECTIVE This research examines potential differences in social network use and motivation for social network use by non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) status. PARTICIPANTS 367 (73% women; Mage = 20.60) college students were recruited in November-December 2011. METHODS A random sample of 2,500 students was accessed through a university registrar to(More)
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