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Deliberate Self Harm

Claudie Fox

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: Nov 11st, 2004
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.10in - 6.30in - 0.40in - 0.50lb
  • EAN: 9781843102373
  • Categories: Mental HealthGeneralPsychopathology - General

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).
Praise for this book
Deliberate Self-Harm in Adolescence addresses the seriousness and importance of the issue of self-harming behaviour in adolescence, and in particular the pressing need for awareness and research. The publication provides rigorous current research and an associated understanding of a number of issues relating to self - hard and more particularly suicide. Commissioned by FOCUS, a child and adolescent mental health project which aims to promote evidence based practice through the dissemination of information, the book reviews existing literature, critically appraises current research and ultimately establishes a knowledge based and practice base regarding self-harming and suicidal behaviour.--Journal of Interprofessional Care
This book covers the major issues surrounding risk factors, tools for identifying those adolescents at risk, service management and preventive measures... the book is well written, with a clear style and layout, occasionally illustrating the test with quotes and providing a brief summary of at the end of each chapter... This is an interesting book written primarily for practitioners and those undertaking research in the field'.--Child & Family Social Work
Self-harm during adolescence is known to be on the increase. The authors of this book broker policy and evidence based practice and translated this into practical suggestions for the mental health professionals.--Mental Health Practice
This book would be particularly useful to people in the academic world, specialists in mental health, practitioners and policy makers- It has useful pointers to key models and research.--0-19 Magazine
a useful and thorough grounding in the subject for a wide variety of health and social care professionals, and for parents or carers.--Care and Health Magazine