Affordable Access

Fatal and non-fatal repetition of self-harm. Systematic review.

Authors
  • Owens, David
  • Horrocks, Judith
  • House, Allan
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2002
Volume
181
Pages
193–199
Identifiers
PMID: 12204922
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

After 1 year, non-fatal repetition rates are around 15%. The strong connection between self-harm and later suicide lies somewhere between 0.5% and 2% after 1 year and above 5% after 9 years. Suicide risk among self-harm patients is hundreds of times higher than in the general population.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times