Deliberate self-harm and associated factors in 17-year-old Swedish students.

@article{Landstedt2011DeliberateSA,
  title={Deliberate self-harm and associated factors in 17-year-old Swedish students.},
  author={Evelina Landstedt and Katja Gillander G{\aa}din},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          17-25
        }
}
BACKGROUND Deliberate self-harm (DSH) in young people is an important public health issue. To prevent DSH, more knowledge is needed about its prevalence and associated contextual factors in community samples of adolescents. AIMS To determine the prevalence of deliberate self-harm in 17-year-old Swedish students and to explore the association of demographic variables, psychological distress, experiences of violence, and school-related factors with DSH. METHODS Data were derived from a cross… CONTINUE READING

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