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ERIC Number: EJ609397
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
The Overdose Process--Adolescents' Experience of Taking an Overdose and Their Contact with Services.
Dorer, Claire; Feehan, Catherine; Vostanis, Panos; Winkley, Linda
Journal of Adolescence, v22 n3 p413-17 Jun 1999
Incidents of deliberate self-harm in young people has steadily increased. This study describes adolescents' experience with medical and psychiatric services following overdose from self-poisoning. In many of the cases, young people were experiencing multiple and complex psychological difficulties. The greatest positive factor was being treated in a friendly and nonjudgmental manner by staff. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom