Deliberate self-harm and suicide

Basant K. Puri and Ian H. Treasaden

in Emergencies in Psychiatry

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ISBN: 9780198530800
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726309 | DOI:

Series: Emergencies in

Deliberate self-harm and suicide

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Deliberate self-harm - Risk factors for suicide have been recently usefully summarized - Assessment of suicidal intent and risk of repetition - Management/prognosis/prevention of non-fatal deliberate self-harm - Association of suicide with psychiatric disorders - Association of suicide with physical disorders - Association with psychiatric hospitalization - Association with general practice consultation - National Confidential Enquiry into Suicide and Homicide in the UK - Association with antidepressant therapy - Referral pathways - Assessment and management - Discharge - Emergency assessment of capacity

Chapter.  5037 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry

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