Self-harm in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

  title={Self-harm in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders.},
  author={Erlend Mork and Lars Mehlum and Elizabeth Ann Barrett and Ingrid Agartz and Jill M Harkavy-Friedman and Steinar Lorentzen and Ingrid Melle and Ole A. Andreassen and Fredrik A. Walby},
  journal={Archives of suicide research : official journal of the International Academy for Suicide Research},
  volume={16 2},
This study describes the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and gender profile of self-harm in a cross-sectional sample of 388 patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. All patients were interviewed and assessed with respect to lifetime self-harm and relevant clinical variables. An overall of 49% of the patients reported self-harm which was associated with female gender, having had a depressive episode, younger age at psychosis onset, alcohol abuse or dependence, current suicidality… CONTINUE READING
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