Increase in Self-Injury as a Method of Self-Harm in Ghent, Belgium: 1987-2013


BACKGROUND Self-harm is a major health care problem and changes in its prevalence and characteristics can have important implications for suicide prevention. The objective was to describe trends in the epidemiology of self-harm based on emergency department (A&E departments) visits over a 26-year period in Ghent, Belgium. METHODS We analyzed data on all… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156711


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