Year: 2004 Source: Crisis, v.25, no.3, (2004), p.108-117 SIEC No: 20041315

A literature search was conducted to collect randomized controlled studies evaluating the outcome of psychological & psychosocial interventions after attempted suicide & deliberate self-harm. 25 studies meeting the inclusion criteria were identified & grouped according to the psychological approach chosen for the intervention. They are discussed with regard to both the various therapeutic strategies & models used, & the repetition of self-harming behavior as the main outcome. (57 refs)