The epidemiology and management of self-harm amongst adults in England.

@article{Gunnell2005TheEA,
  title={The epidemiology and management of self-harm amongst adults in England.},
  author={D Gunnell and Olive Bennewith and Tim J. Peters and Allan O House and Keith Hawton},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          67-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND Previous research into the epidemiology and management of self-harm has been largely based in centres with a special interest in this behaviour or focused on hospital admissions only. There are no national data on the characteristics and management of people presenting to hospital following self-harm. METHODS Data were collected from 8-week service audits carried out in a stratified random sample of 31 general hospitals in England. RESULTS 4033 episodes of self-harm resulting in… CONTINUE READING

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