Psychosocial versus pharmacological treatments for deliberate self harm.

  title={Psychosocial versus pharmacological treatments for deliberate self harm.},
  author={Keith Hawton and Ellen Townsend and Ella Arensman and D Gunnell and Philip Hazell and A Falcon House and Kees Van Heeringen},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
OBJECTIVES To identify and synthesise the findings from all randomised controlled trials that have examined the effectiveness of treatments of patients who have deliberately harmed themselves. SEARCH STRATEGY Electronic databases screened: MEDLINE (from 1966-February 1999); PsycLit (from 1974-March 1999); Embase (from 1980-January 1999); The Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CCTR) No.1 1999. Ten journals in the field of psychiatry and psychology were hand searched for the first version of… CONTINUE READING


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