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Self harm

Self-harm wounds: assessment and management

The skin is the largest organ in the body and there are two main divisions; the outer epidermis and deeper dermis. The epidermis is made up of five layers of cells. The dermis is divided into two main...

Self-harm presentations in emergency departments: staff attitudes and triage

Self-harm is a deliberately caused injury or poisoning, usually viewed regardless of stimulus, which may or may not include suicidal intent (Hawton et al, 2003; Clements et al, 2016; NICE, 2018). It...

Stigma towards non-suicidal self-harm: evaluating a brief educational intervention

This study had two main aims. First, it intended to ascertain whether a short, one-off educational intervention into self-harm could reduce stigma and negative attitudes towards people who self-harm...

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