Prevention of self-harm and suicide in adolescents

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Erita Istriana


Adolescence is a transitional stage in physical and psychological development, and in this stage multiple physical, emotional and social changes, can make adolescents vulnerable to mental health problems like self-harm and suicide. Self-harm and suicide are serious problems in children, adolescents and young people with the highest rates seen in those aged 16-24 years, and self-harm is highly correlated with the presence of anxiety disorders and depression.

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Istriana, E. (2020). Prevention of self-harm and suicide in adolescents. Universa Medicina, 39(1), 1–2.


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