Teenagers at Greatest Risk of Self-Harming Can Be Identified Almost a Decade Earlier
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Researchers have identified two subgroups of adolescents who self-harm and have shown that it is possible to predict those individuals at greatest risk almost a decade before they begin self-harming.
The team, based at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, found that while sleep problems and low self-esteem were common risk factors, there were two distinct profiles of young people who self-harm – one with emotional and behavioral difficulties and a second group without those difficulties, but with different risk factors...
Reference: “Two Pathways to Self-Harm in Adolescence” by Stepheni Uh MPhil, Edwin S. Dalmaijer DPhil, Roma Siugzdaite PhD, Tamsin J. FordPhD and Duncan E. Astle PhD, 7 May 2021, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
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