Keith Hawton

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By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need.

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Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm.

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