Year: 2003 Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, v.37, no.5, (October 2003), p.532-536 SIEC No: 20040292

The authors explore which baseline factors predicted outcome following treatment in deliberate self-poisoning patients undergoing psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy (PIT), with severity of suicidal ideation 6 months post-treatment as the main outcome measure. They found that predictive factors were severity of suicidal ideation, anxiety & prior history of self-harm. (21 refs)