Analgesia during self-cutting: Clinical implications and the association with suicidal ideation
Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
© 2008 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2008 Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Volume 62, Issue 3, pages 355–358, June 2008
How to Cite
Matsumoto, T., Imamura, F., Chiba, Y., Katsumata, Y., Kitani, M. and Takeshima, T. (2008), Analgesia during self-cutting: Clinical implications and the association with suicidal ideation. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 62: 355–358. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1819.2008.01805.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Received 5 September 2007; revised 21 January 2008; accepted 5 February 2008.
- correctional institute;
- suicidal ideation
The present study examined the association of suicidal ideation in self-cutters with clinical features of self-cutting, using a sample of subjects from juvenile correctional institutions. Multivariate analysis revealed that male self-cutters and analgesia during self-cutting were significantly associated with a history of suicidal ideation. These results suggest that male analgesic self-cutters should be regarded as a high-risk subgroup for suicide.