The psychosocial management of self-harm: Part 2

by Dr Alexandra Pitman and Professor Patricia Casey

 

Last updated: October 2016

 

This module accompanies the preceding module, The psychosocial management of self-harm: Part 1, in which the evidence for interventions to reduce the repetition of self-harm is reviewed.

 

The following two clinical vignettes introduce us to two patients presenting with a history of self-harm and their entrance into psychosocial therapies to reduce the repetition of these behaviours.

 

We follow them into the early stages of therapy, accompanying the vignettes with self-test questions, to illustrate the approaches taken in manual-assisted cognitive-behavioural therapy (MACT) and dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT).

 

These clinical vignettes complement the theoretical framework and evidence base outlined in The psychosocial management of self-harm: Part 1 and illustrate the use of psychosocial interventions in practice.

 

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If you like this module, you may also be interested in:

 

The psychosocial management of self-harm: Part 1 by Prof Particia Casey and Dr Alexandra Pitman

 

Self-harm (podcast) by Robert Young

 

Self-harm: non-suicidal self-injury (podcast) by Dr David Klonsky

 

Self-Harm: The NICE Guideline on Longer-term Management (book from RCPsych Publications)

 

 

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