Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-harm: A National Survey

JAMA Psychiatry. 2019 Jun 1;76(6):652-654. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0063.


This study provides estimates of how frequently evidence-based management practices are used by emergency departments when treating patients presenting for self-harm.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Emergency Service, Hospital*
  • Health Care Surveys
  • Humans
  • Self-Injurious Behavior / therapy*
  • Suicide, Attempted*