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Supporting young people who repeatedly self-harm

Storey, Pamela and Hurry, Jane and Jowitt, Sharon and Owens, David and House, Alan (2005) Supporting young people who repeatedly self-harm. Journal of The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, 125 (2). pp. 71-75. ISSN 1466-4240

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Additional Information: A. Young people’s views of mental health services B. Interview research C. The paper describes young people’s views of their encounters with counsellors and clinicians, some of whom they perceived not to understand or to listen to their perspective. Whilst not representative of all young people who self-harm, these views are important and highlight the need for interventions for children and adolescents to take account of the users’ views if successful engagement with services is to be achieved. It informs policy and research on the social and lifecourse dimensions of these young people’s lives. D. E. Based on in-depth qualitative study of a sub sample of 38 young people aged 16-22 interviewed post-presentation in Accident and Emergency (A&E) with a history of self-harm behaviour, one third of whom had been or were currently in care. F. Peer refereed G. First author of joint authored paper
Controlled Keywords: 17 - 18, Adults, UK, Mental health
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Thomas Coram Research Unit
IOE Departments > Departments > Psychology and Human Development
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 18 May 2010 16:49
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:44
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/4844

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