The role of child sexual abuse in the etiology of suicide and non‐suicidal self‐injury

  title={The role of child sexual abuse in the etiology of suicide and non‐suicidal self‐injury},
  author={Roberto Maniglio},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  • R. Maniglio
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
Maniglio R. The role of child sexual abuse in the etiology of suicide and non‐suicidal self‐injury. 

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