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Tests Identify Young Teens’ Tendency to Suicide

Tests Identify Young Teens’ Tendency to Suicide

FEATURED SEARCH TERM:   self-mutilation

A combination of emotional dysregulation and reduced "attraction to life" attitudes can help identify which adolescents with non-suicidal self-injury are more likely to attempt suicide. A battery of tests was part of the complex evaluation of these young hospitalized adolescents.


RESULT: Non-suicidal self-injury (Nssi) in adolescent inpatients: assessing personality features and attitude toward death
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health | Mar 30, 2012 (FREE FULLTEXT)



A rare, highly secretive condition -- body integrity identity disorder – involves a tragic mismatch between the physical and mental body. This rather disturbing article describes one variant of the condition in which patients go well beyond what you may think of when you hear the word “cutting” in an effort to improve their perceived quality of life.


RESULT: Body Integrity Identity Disorder
PLosOne | Apr 13, 2012 (FREE FULLTEXT)


 

 
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