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|Title:||Self-inflicted injuries and associated psychological profiles|
|Citation:||Current Practice in Forensic Medicine, 2011 / Gall, J., Payne-James, J. (ed./s), pp.273-290|
|Publisher Place:||United Kingdom|
|John Gall, R. Goldney, Jason Payne-James|
|Keywords:||self-inflicted injuries - and associated psychological profiles; group of self-harmers, in forensic settings - more investigative time and money in assessing allegations; clinical forensic perspective, dealing with live persons - groups of self-harmers encountered; spectrum of self-inflicted injury - from non-suicidal, deliberate self-harm to completed suicide; forensic approach to potential self-infliction - known psychiatric basis for behaviour, and mental health conditions, where such behaviour occurs; injuries, atypical for self-infliction - issues of mental health status of complainant; psychiatric aspects of self-harm - suicidal intent, minimal or absent, terminology used varying enormously; lesser degrees of physical injury - and personality disorders; ritual mutilation of sexual organs, both male and female - practised in different cultures; epidemiology of self-harm, a challenge - self-harm, rare before puberty, appearing to peak during adolescence|
|Rights:||Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.|
|Appears in Collections:||Psychiatry publications|
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