Research - Self-harm

Public stigma in health and non-healthcare students: Attributions, emotions and willingness to help with adolescent self-harm

G. Urquhart Law, G; Rostill-Brookes, H; and Goodman, D (2009.) International Journal of Nursing Studies 46, 108–119.

The treatment outcomes of young people who self harm may be adversely affected by the care and treatment of providers, including anger and blame harbored toward those who self-harm. Training of staff at treatment facilities and educational programs for providers should incorporate programming and interventions on theoretical models of stigma and discrimination. Read article here.

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