Risk factors and correlates of deliberate self-harm behavior: a systematic review.

@article{Fliege2009RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and correlates of deliberate self-harm behavior: a systematic review.},
  author={Herbert Fliege and J Lee and Anne Grimm and Burghard F. Klapp},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={477-93}
}
OBJECTIVE Deliberate self-harm behavior--without suicidal intent--is a serious health problem and may be studied as a clinical phenomenon in its own right. Empirical studies of sociodemographic and psychological correlates and risk factors are systematically reviewed. METHODS We searched Medline, PsycINFO, PSYNDEX (German psychological literature), and reference lists. We targeted self-induced bodily harm without conscious suicidal intent. Studies on suicidal behavior or self-poisoning were… CONTINUE READING