Treating nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescents: consensus based German guidelines

  title={Treating nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescents: consensus based German guidelines},
  author={Paul Lukas Plener and Romuald Brunner and Joerg M. Fegert and Rebecca C. Groschwitz and Tina In-Albon and Michael Kaess and Nestor D. Kapusta and Franz Resch and Katja Becker},
  booktitle={Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health},
BACKGROUND Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a frequent and clinically relevant phenomenon in adolescence. Within Europe, Germany has one of the highest prevalence rates in youth with lifetime prevalence ranging between 25 and 35%. However, treatment guidelines for NSSI are not yet available. METHODS Consensus based clinical guidelines were created by a working group consisting of members of eleven medical, psychological or psychotherapeutic professional national associations, and two members… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS