12. Suicide and Deliberate Self-harm

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch12

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Suicide and Deliberate Self-harm, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • suicide and deliberate self-harm;
  • protective factors, rarity of depression/substance abuse before puberty;
  • disrupted homes, abuse, marital discord, broken home, deaths;
  • family members with a psychiatric history;
  • psychiatric disorder in the individual;
  • evidence of SSRIs in suicidal ideation, impulsiveness in response to stress;
  • psychiatric disorder likely, with no identifiable precipitant;
  • mental/psychosocial assessment for children/adolescents in self-harm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Completed suicide

  • Deliberate self-harm (DSH)

  • Subject review

  • Further reading