Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists clinical practice guideline for the management of deliberate self-harm
Gregory Carter, Andrew Page, Matthew Large, Sarah Hetrick, Allison Joy Milner, Nick Bendit, Carla Walton, Brian Draper, Philip Hazell, Sarah Fortune, Jane Burns, George Patton, Mark Lawrence, Lawrence Dadd, Jo Robinson, Helen Christensen
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2016
OBJECTIVE: To provide guidance for the organisation and delivery of clinical services and the clinical management of patients who deliberately self-harm, based on scientific evidence supplemented by expert clinical consensus and expressed as recommendations. METHOD: Articles and information were sourced from search engines including PubMed, EMBASE, MEDLINE and PsycINFO for several systematic reviews, which were supplemented by literature known to the deliberate self-harm working group, and from published systematic reviews and guidelines for deliberate self-harm. Information was reviewed by members of the deliberate self-harm working group, and findings were then formulated into consensus-ba..View full abstract
The development of this guideline was supported and funded by the RANZCP. The RANZCP acknowledges the significant pro bono input of RANZCP Fellows and other expert contributors in the development of this guideline. The RANZCP thanks those who have given of their time, experience and expertise.