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Prevention of self-harm and suicide in adolescents

Erita Istriana
Submission date: Thursday, 06 February 2020
Published date: Monday, 23 March 2020
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18051/UnivMed.2020.v39.1-2

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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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