Associations of deliberate self-harm with loneliness, self-rated health and life satisfaction in adolescence: Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 Study

@inproceedings{Rnk2013AssociationsOD,
  title={Associations of deliberate self-harm with loneliness, self-rated health and life satisfaction in adolescence: Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 Study},
  author={Anna Reetta R{\"o}nk{\"a} and Anja M. Taanila and Markku Koiranen and Vappu Sunnari and Arja Rautio},
  booktitle={International journal of circumpolar health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is an act with a non-fatal outcome in which an individual initiates a behavior, such as self-cutting or burning, with the intention of inflicting harm on his or her self. Interpersonal difficulties have been shown to be a risk factor for DSH, but the association between subjective experience of loneliness and DSH have… CONTINUE READING