Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence

Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843102373
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 06/15/2004
Series: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Claudine Fox is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, University of Warwick. Her other research interests include childhood onset eating problems and children's knowledge and understanding of mental as well as physical illness. Keith Hawton is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Centre for Suicide Research at Oxford University. He is co-editor of the International Handbook of Suicide and Attempted Suicide and has been presented with awards from the International Association for Suicide Prevention (1995), the American Association of Suicidology (2001), and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (2002).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. The prevalence of suicidal behaviour in adolescence. 3. Risk factors for adolescent suicidal behaviour. 4. Identifying at-risk adolescents. 5. Services for adolescents. 6. The outcome of suicidal behaviour in adolescence. 7. Managing adolescent suicidal behaviour. 8. Preventing adolescent suicidal behaviour 9. Future prospects. Resources. Appendix. References. Indexes. About FOCUS.

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