Predictors of non-suicidal self-injury versus attempted suicide: similar or different?

  title={Predictors of non-suicidal self-injury versus attempted suicide: similar or different?},
  author={Lars Wichstr\om},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  volume={13 2},
A nationally representative sample of Norwegian high school students (ages 14 to 19, N = 2,924) completed self-reports in school about non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), suicide attempt (SA), and risk and protective factors. They were re-examined 5 years later. In all 2.2% reported NSSI with no SA during the follow-up period and 3.2% reported SA. Several risk and protective factors were common to NSSI and SA: previous SA, young age, debut of sexual intercourse before the age of 15, and non… CONTINUE READING
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