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Cross-national prevalence and risk factors for suicidal ideation, plans and attempts.
BACKGROUND Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide; however, the prevalence and risk factors for the immediate precursors to suicide - suicidal ideation, plans and attempts - are not wellknown,Expand
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A functional approach to the assessment of self-mutilative behavior.
  • M. Nock, M. Prinstein
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1 October 2004
This study applied a functional approach to the assessment of self-mutilative behavior (SMB) among adolescent psychiatric inpatients. On the basis of past conceptualizations of different forms ofExpand
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Suicide and suicidal behavior.
Suicidal behavior is a leading cause of injury and death worldwide. Information about the epidemiology of such behavior is important for policy-making and prevention. The authors reviewed governmentExpand
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Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview: development, reliability, and validity in an adolescent sample.
The authors developed the Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview (SITBI) and evaluated its psychometric properties. The SITBI is a structured interview that assesses the presence, frequency,Expand
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Prevalence, correlates, and treatment of lifetime suicidal behavior among adolescents: results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement.
CONTEXT Although suicide is the third leading cause of death among US adolescents, little is known about the prevalence, correlates, or treatment of its immediate precursors, adolescent suicidalExpand
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Why Do People Hurt Themselves?
  • M. Nock
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current directions in psychological science
  • 1 April 2009
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a prevalent but perplexing behavior problem in which people deliberately harm themselves without lethal intent. Research reveals that NSSI typically has its onsetExpand
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Contextual features and behavioral functions of self-mutilation among adolescents.
Adolescent self-mutilative behavior (SMB) is a pervasive and dangerous problem, yet factors influencing the performance of SMB are not well understood. The authors examined the contextual featuresExpand
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Non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents: Diagnostic correlates and relation to suicide attempts
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a prevalent behavioral problem, yet many fundamental aspects of NSSI remain unknown. This case series study reports on the diagnostic correlates of adolescents withExpand
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Risk Factors for Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis of 50 Years of Research
Suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) are major public health problems that have not declined appreciably in several decades. One of the first steps to improving the prevention and treatment of STBsExpand
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Trends in suicide ideation, plans, gestures, and attempts in the United States, 1990-1992 to 2001-2003.
CONTEXT Little is known about trends in suicidal ideation, plans, gestures, or attempts or about their treatment. Such data are needed to guide and evaluate policies to reduce suicide-relatedExpand
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