The use of emergency department-based psychological interventions to reduce repetition of self-harm behaviour

Katrina Witt

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Suicide is a public health emergency; over 800 000 people take their life each year, 1 and by 2020, this figure is projected to rise to 1·53 million. 2 Yet, for each suicide, an estimated 26·2 additional people present to hospital with self-harm. 3 The prevention of self-harm is therefore highlighted within most countries' national suicide prevention strategy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)428-429
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet Psychiatry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

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