Psychosocial interventions for self-harm in adults.

  title={Psychosocial interventions for self-harm in adults.},
  author={Keith Hawton and Katrina Witt and Tatiana L Taylor Salisbury and Ella Arensman and D Gunnell and Philip Hazell and Ellen Townsend and Kees Van Heeringen},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Self-harm (SH; intentional self-poisoning or self-injury) is common, often repeated, and associated with suicide. This is an update of a broader Cochrane review first published in 1998, previously updated in 1999, and now split into three separate reviews. This review focuses on psychosocial interventions in adults who engage in self-harm. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of specific psychosocial treatments versus treatment as usual, enhanced usual care or other forms of… CONTINUE READING


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