Time of self‑harm presentations to hospital emergency departments: A scoping review

Background The time at which a self-harm presentation occurs has been shown to be a significant factor as to whether a patient receives a psychiatric assessment or not, which may benefit the patient’s future care. This scoping review sought to identify studies that report on the peak time of day for self-harm presentations to hospital […]

Self-reference in suicidal behavior.

Introduction: Several lines of evidence suggest a perturbed sense of self in people who attempt suicide, but it has rarely been experimentally studied. Here, we aimed to explore in this population the narrative self through explicit self-perception and the self-reference effect in memory. Methods: Forty-seven patients with a mood disorder, including 20 with a personal history […]

Disguised distress in children and adolescents “flying under the radar”: why psychological problems are underestimated and how schools must respond.

It is now recognized that there is a very high prevalence of psychological disorders among children and adolescents and relatively few receive psychological treatment. In the current article, we present the argument that levels of distress and dysfunction among young people are substantially underestimated and the prevalence of psychological problems is higher than realized because […]