Deliberate self-harm behavior among Italian young adults: correlations with clinical and nonclinical dimensions of personality.

  title={Deliberate self-harm behavior among Italian young adults: correlations with clinical and nonclinical dimensions of personality.},
  author={Rita Cerutti and Fabio Presaghi and Maura Manca and Kim L Gratz},
  journal={The American journal of orthopsychiatry},
  volume={82 3},
This study aims to explore rates of deliberate self-harm (DSH) behaviors and their psychological and psychopathological correlates within a sample of nonclinical young adults (N = 365; 63% women; M age = 23 ± 4.06). Participants completed the Deliberate Self-Harm Inventory and other self-report questionnaires assessing clinical (borderline personality, dissociative, and depersonalization traits) and nonclinical (body perception, behavioral inhibition and activation, cognitive emotional… CONTINUE READING


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