An Article On Self Harm Patients

1301 Words Nov 9th, 2016 6 Pages
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Everyone copes with difficult thoughts, feelings and situations in different ways and some feel that the best way to cope with these difficulties is by self-injury. It is a way that they believe makes them escape or feel better and it may seem wrong, but it’s important to understand what leads them to such extent and how we can solve it. This term paper will be analysing an article that follow a clinical sample of self-harm patients in a duration of 6 years to understand death from suicide, how many times they self-harm themselves as well as their quality of life. As well as discussing the interventions that will be used to help treat issues that have impact on continued self-harm. Using () therapy to treat () and as another treatment to recommend to the patient () to solve ().

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Sinclair, Hawton and Gray, titled “Six-year follow-up of a clinical sample of self-harm patients” is a research paper on a project to follow patients of self-harm for 6 years and collect data on those who continued to self-harm themselves or not during the 6 year period. Medical notes, interviews and self-report measure were methods used to collect data on the follow-up date after 6 years. As well as data collected from mortality, repetition during follow-up period, psychiatric diagnosis, quality of life and social indicators.

Sinclair, Hawton and Gray, titled “Six-year follow-up of a clinical sample of self-harm patients” is a study that followed…

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