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Deliberate self-harm and antidepressant drugs: an investigation of a possible link

Summary of a study carried out by Donovan S, et al: British Journal of Psychiatry 2000; 177 (Dec): 551-556.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:26]

Psychosocial and pharmacological treatments for deliberate self-harm

Cochrane Review: an abstract of a study carried out by Hawton and Townsend (1999).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:26]

Management of patients who deliberately harm themselves

Goran Isacsson and Charles L Rich (2001)
BMJ 2001;322:213-215 (27 Jan).

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:26]

NICE: guidelines on self-harm treatment

The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) are in the process of developing guidelines for self-harm treatment in the UK. Further details are available on link below. The finished guideline will be published in July 2004.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:27]

Self harm: an answer to torture and powerlessness

An Australian report concluding: the desperation of asylum seekers is dramatically exemplified by the self-harm incidents we have witnessed in Australia's detention centres in recent years. We have had hunger strikes, people resorting to lip-stitching, and people 'slashing up', as it is called.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:27]

Deliberate self-harm: developing clinical guidelines.

Nurses in an acute admissions psychiatric ward are using reflective practice to develop clinical guidelines for the management of patients who deliberately self-harm. In this article, they describe the cyclical learning processes and reflective techniques involved. Nursing Standard. 12, 3, 34-37.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:28]

Self-Injury, Abuse & Trauma Resource Directory

The directory includes links to facts, guidelines, management and resources.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:30]

Self-injury: 'You are not the only one'

Site includes sections on causes, diagnoses, therapy, self-help, first aid, living with SI, family and friends, trauma/PTSD plus links to both on / off line resources.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 10:30]

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