Year: 2006 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.36, no.2, (April 2006), p.223-238 SIEC No: 20060821

This study examined psychiatric disorders, & sociocultural & cross-cultural features of deliberate self-harm. Structured Clinical Interviews & a locally adapted Explanatory Model Interview Catalogue were used to study 196 patients after deliberate self-harm at a general hospital in Mumbai, India. Major depression was the most common diagnosis (38.8%), followed by substance use disorders (16.8%). (44 refs)