Search for dissertations about: "deliberate self-harm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words deliberate self-harm.

  1. 1. Deliberate self-harm : characteristics, clinical correlates and interventions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Hanna Sahlin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Deliberate self-harm (DSH) and nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are serious global health problems prevalent among both community and clinical samples. Several studies have suggested that aggression towards others may be a clinically relevant correlate in self-harming individuals, but the association is still unclear. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deliberate self-harm patients in the emergency department : clinical and epidemiological studies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

    Author : Katarina Bilén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Each year approximately ten million people deliberately harm themselves and one million people commit suicide across the world. Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a major cause of individual suffering and a burden on the healthcare system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metabolic alterations in patients with self-inflicted aggressive behaviour

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Sofie Westling; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aggression; insulin; glucose; glucagon; deliberate self-harm; IL-1beta; leptin; suicide attempt.;

    Abstract : Self-inflicted aggressive behaviour is a cross diagnostic phenomenon of major clinical relevance in psychiatric setting. Accumulating evidence speaks for a role of metabolic and immunological factors in aggressive behaviour. READ MORE

  4. 4. Characteristics of Self-Injury in Young Adolescents: Findings from Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Studies in Swedish Schools

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jonas Bjärehed; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Non-suicidal self-injury; NSSI; Deliberate self-harm; DSH; Adolescents; cluster analysis;

    Abstract : Self-injury in adolescents (e.g. when individuals cut, burn, hit or otherwise deliberately cause themselves direct injury), has gained recognition as a potentially important mental health problem during the past decade. Relatively little has been known about the scope and characteristics of this behavior in Swedish adolescents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Suicide Attempters - Drug Overdose Patterns and Ratings of Suicidality

    University dissertation from Psychiatry (Lund)

    Author : Anders Niméus; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; clinical psychology; Psychiatry; cortisol; serotonin; Deliberate self-harm; suicide-risk assessment; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Abstract : A decline of suicide rate can be accomplished by different psychiatric interventions. Early identification of individuals at risk for future suicide is especially important. Results from rating scales could add detailed information, which in turn might strengthen a psychiatric suicid risk assessment. READ MORE