Self-harm and suicide in adolescents

@article{Hawton2012SelfharmAS,
  title={Self-harm and suicide in adolescents},
  author={Keith Hawton and Kate E. A. Saunders and Rory C. O’Connor},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={379},
  pages={2373-2382}
}
Self-Harm and Suicide Among Children and Adolescents in Hong Kong: A Review of Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies.
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  • Psychology
    The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine
  • 2019
Method of self‐harm in adolescents and young adults and risk of subsequent suicide
TLDR
Violent self-harm requiring medical hospitalisation may signal particularly high risk of future suicide in adolescents (both sexes) and in young adult women and for the latter group this is the case for cutting requiring hospitalisation.
Self-harm and suicidal behavior among adolescents in Iceland
English Adolescents’ self-harm and suicide attempts have become a major public health concern in many countries, and their prevalence is increasing among boys and girls. What most research on
Engaging young people in treatment after self-harm
  • D. Cottrell
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Archives of Disease in Childhood
  • 2013
TLDR
There are only a small number of published evaluations of interventions to prevent self-harm or its repetition, and the addition of a brief cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) intervention to treatment as usual (TAU) reduces self- Harm 9 months after randomisation.
Correlates of self-harm and suicide attempts in justice-involved young people
TLDR
Findings demonstrate a strong connection between childhood traumatic experiences and suicidal behaviours for youth in detention and Trauma histories and mental health concerns must be considered when identifying youth at increased risk of self-harm.
Adolescents who self-harm are at increased risk of health and social problems as young adults
  • P. Moran
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Evidence-Based Mental Health
  • 2015
TLDR
The authors used data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) to investigate the early adult outcomes of adolescent self-harm with and without suicidal intent.
The iceberg of suicide and self-harm in Irish adolescents: a population-based study
TLDR
Gender differences in relative rates of self-harm and suicide are very large, with boys who have harmed themselves at particularly high risk of suicide.
Suicide ideation as a risk factor for Self-harm in a clinical population
TLDR
Self-harm with and without suicide ideation was found to be associated with female gender, younger age groups (<18 years), and alcohol use, and suicide Ideation was associated with a deflated mood, support the need for more consistent and informative definitions of self-harm and suicidal behaviour.
Engaging families in the management of adolescent self-harm
TLDR
Early involvement of the family, an evaluation of the risks at the end of an acute crisis episode and a stepped-care model taking into account level of suicide risk and resources available to an adolescent and her/his family are likely to promote better outcomes in adolescents who self-harm.
Knowledge, attitudes and experiences of self-harm and suicide in low-income and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review
TLDR
A systematic review of the knowledge, attitudes and experiences different stakeholders in LMICs have of self-harm and suicide in low-income and middle-income countries is examined.
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