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Self-harm: Working With Vulnerable Adolescents.

Burton, Madeleine ORCID: (2014) Self-harm: Working With Vulnerable Adolescents. Practice Nursing, 25 (5). pp. 245-251. ISSN 0964-9271

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The article explains the role of practice nurses in recognizing and responding to self-harm in vulnerable adolescents. Topics covered include factors that increase the risk of self-harm in young people, the prevalence of the behavior in Great Britain, and the developmental process of the suicidal ideation. Also discussed are the triggers for deliberate self-harm, the significance of hearing out the suicide attempters, and the position of the practice nurse in understanding and intervening.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: self-harm, Practice interventions, young people and self-harm, Child and adolescent mental health, nursing, self-inflicted injuries
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Allied Health and Community
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Depositing User: Madeleine Burton
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2014 10:56
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:04

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