Living alone and deliberate self-harm: a case–control study of characteristics and risk factors


An increasing proportion of the UK population live alone. Little is known about deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients who live alone. We conducted a study of the characteristics of DSH patients who live alone using data from the Oxford Monitoring System for Attempted Suicide. Data on patients presenting to the general hospital in Oxford with an episode of DSH… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00127-010-0278-z


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