Understanding self-harm and suicide websites: a qualitative interview study of young adult website users.

@article{Baker2008UnderstandingSA,
  title={Understanding self-harm and suicide websites: a qualitative interview study of young adult website users.},
  author={Darren Baker and Sarah A Fortune},
  journal={Crisis},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={118-22}
}
Self-harm and suicide websites have been heavily criticized both in the literature and the wider media, despite the fact that very little is known about them. To date, no study has interviewed users of these sites about them. This qualitative study aims to explore the accounts of young adults who engage in self-harming and suicidal behaviors and use websites dedicated to these issues, in order to develop a broader understanding of these websites and to identify potential implications for future… CONTINUE READING

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