Nonsuicidal self-injury in a community sample of older children and adolescents of Mexico City.

@article{AlboresGallo2014NonsuicidalSI,
  title={Nonsuicidal self-injury in a community sample of older children and adolescents of Mexico City.},
  author={Lilia Albores-Gallo and Jos{\'e} L M{\'e}ndez-Santos and Adriana X{\'o}chitl-Garc{\'i}a Luna and Yariela Delgadillo-Gonz{\'a}lez and Carlos I Ch{\'a}vez-Flores and Olga L Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Actas espanolas de psiquiatria},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={159-68}
}
INTRODUCTION In Mexico, as in other countries, studies do not distinguish between attempted suicide and suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI). The aim of this study was to investigate self-injury and its prevalence using several definitions, in addition to studying the frequency of the proposed DSM-5 criteria for NSSI in adolescent girls and boys. METHODOLOGY The study was observational, descriptive, cross-sectional, and comparative using a nonrandomized sample of adolescent girls and… CONTINUE READING