K Hawton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Long term effect of reduced pack sizes of paracetamol on poisoning deaths and liver transplant activity in England and Wales: interrupted time series analyses
    Keith Hawton
    University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMJ 346:f403. 2013
  2. pmc The power of the web: a systematic review of studies of the influence of the internet on self-harm and suicide in young people
    Kate Daine
    Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77555. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in patients presenting to hospital following self-harm: a systematic review
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Warneford Hospital Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:821-30. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicide in individuals with depression: a systematic review
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 147:17-28. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Repetition of self-harm and suicide following self-harm in children and adolescents: findings from the Multicentre Study of Self-harm in England
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:1212-9. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a resource for people bereaved by suicide
    Keith Hawton
    University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Oxford, UK
    Crisis 33:254-64. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology and nature of self-harm in children and adolescents: findings from the multicentre study of self-harm in England
    Keith Hawton
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Suicide Research, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:369-77. 2012
  8. pmc Six-year follow-up of impact of co-proxamol withdrawal in England and Wales on prescribing and deaths: time-series study
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Med 9:e1001213. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Self-harm and suicide in adolescents
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 379:2373-82. 2012
  10. pmc The effect of using NHS number as the unique identifier for patients who self-harm: a multi-centre descriptive study
    Jayne Cooper
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Division of Psychiatry, 7th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:16. 2007

Detail Information

Publications128 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Long term effect of reduced pack sizes of paracetamol on poisoning deaths and liver transplant activity in England and Wales: interrupted time series analyses
    Keith Hawton
    University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMJ 346:f403. 2013
    ..To assess the long term effect of United Kingdom legislation introduced in September 1998 to restrict pack sizes of paracetamol on deaths from paracetamol poisoning and liver unit activity...
  2. pmc The power of the web: a systematic review of studies of the influence of the internet on self-harm and suicide in young people
    Kate Daine
    Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77555. 2013
    ..In this study we systematically review and analyse research literature to determine whether there is evidence that the internet influences the risk of self-harm or suicide in young people...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders in patients presenting to hospital following self-harm: a systematic review
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Warneford Hospital Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:821-30. 2013
    ..Psychiatric disorders occur in approximately 90% of individuals dying by suicide. The prevalence of psychiatric disorders in people who engage in non-fatal self-harm has received less attention...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for suicide in individuals with depression: a systematic review
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 147:17-28. 2013
    ..Depression is the most common psychiatric disorder in people who die by suicide. Awareness of risk factors for suicide in depression is important for clinicians...
  5. doi request reprint Repetition of self-harm and suicide following self-harm in children and adolescents: findings from the Multicentre Study of Self-harm in England
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:1212-9. 2012
    ..Self-harm (intentional self-poisoning and self-injury) in children and adolescents is often repeated and is associated with increased risk of future suicide. We have investigated factors associated with these outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a resource for people bereaved by suicide
    Keith Hawton
    University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Oxford, UK
    Crisis 33:254-64. 2012
    ..Self-help resources are an important means of supporting people bereaved by suicide. These require careful evaluation...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology and nature of self-harm in children and adolescents: findings from the multicentre study of self-harm in England
    Keith Hawton
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Suicide Research, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 21:369-77. 2012
    ..National guidance on provision of psychosocial assessment in all cases of self-harm requires further implementation...
  8. pmc Six-year follow-up of impact of co-proxamol withdrawal in England and Wales on prescribing and deaths: time-series study
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Med 9:e1001213. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Self-harm and suicide in adolescents
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 379:2373-82. 2012
    ..The identification of successful prevention initiatives aimed at young people and those at especially high risk, and the establishment of effective treatments for those who self-harm, are paramount needs...
  10. pmc The effect of using NHS number as the unique identifier for patients who self-harm: a multi-centre descriptive study
    Jayne Cooper
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Division of Psychiatry, 7th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:16. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol
    Melissa Pearson
    Clinical Pharmacology Unit, University of Edinburgh, The Queen s Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:879. 2011
    ..One approach to reducing access to pesticides is for households to store pesticides in lockable "safe-storage" containers. However, before this approach can be promoted, evidence is required on its effectiveness and safety...
  12. pmc Use of analgesics in intentional drug overdose presentations to hospital before and after the withdrawal of distalgesic from the Irish market
    Paul Corcoran
    National Suicide Research Foundation, 1 Perrott Avenue, College Road, Cork, Ireland
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 10:6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of the withdrawal of distalgesic in terms of intentional drug overdose (IDO) presentations to hospital emergency departments (EDs) nationally...
  13. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm by under-15-year-olds: characteristics, trends and outcome
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:441-8. 2008
    ..Relatively little information is available about the characteristics and long-term outcome of children and adolescents aged under 15 years who present to general hospitals because of deliberate self-harm (DSH)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of axis I and axis II disorders in patients who attempted suicide
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1494-500. 2003
    ..The authors compared the characteristics of suicide attempters with and without comorbid psychiatric and personality disorders to identify factors that explain the high suicide risk associated with psychiatric comorbidity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm in young people: characteristics and subsequent mortality in a 20-year cohort of patients presenting to hospital
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1574-83. 2007
    ..To investigate the characteristics of young deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients and determine outcome in terms of mortality and risk factors for suicide...
  16. ncbi request reprint Suicide following deliberate self-harm: long-term follow-up of patients who presented to a general hospital
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 182:537-42. 2003
    ..Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is the strongest risk factor for future suicide. Up-to-date information on the extent of risk is lacking...
  17. ncbi request reprint The changing gender ratio in occurrence of deliberate self-harm across the lifecycle
    Keith Hawton
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Crisis 29:4-10. 2008
    ..Reporting a ratio across all ages may conceal important variations in the gender ratio across the life cycle...
  18. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm in adolescents: a study of characteristics and trends in Oxford, 1990-2000
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1191-8. 2003
    ..Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a major healthcare problem in adolescents. Identification of targets for prevention and treatment requires ongoing monitoring of trends and characteristics of those involved...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-harm in England: a tale of three cities. Multicentre study of self-harm
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:513-21. 2007
    ..Multicentre monitoring of self-harm has been established as a result of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England...
  20. ncbi request reprint Monitoring deliberate self-harm presentations to general hospitals
    Keith Hawton
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Crisis 27:157-63. 2006
    ..Finally we consider the potential uses of the data for both clinical and research purposes, including evaluation of national suicide prevention initiatives...
  21. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm in people aged 60 years and over: characteristics and outcome of a 20-year cohort
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:572-81. 2006
    ..Little information is available about older deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients and their outcome...
  22. pmc UK legislation on analgesic packs: before and after study of long term effect on poisonings
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 329:1076. 2004
    ..To evaluate the long term effect of legislation limiting the size of packs of analgesics sold over the counter...
  23. ncbi request reprint Deaths from all causes in a long-term follow-up study of 11,583 deliberate self-harm patients
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Psychol Med 36:397-405. 2006
    ..Deliberate self-harm (DSH) may be associated with increased risk of death from a variety of causes, not just suicide...
  24. ncbi request reprint Suicide in doctors. A psychological autopsy study
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Psychosom Res 57:1-4. 2004
    ..Doctors are at higher risk of suicide than many other occupational groups. This study was conducted to investigate factors associated with suicide in doctors...
  25. pmc A multicentre study of coproxamol poisoning suicides based on coroners' records in England
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 59:207-12. 2005
    ..To examine in detail a series of coproxamol overdose deaths in order to provide information that will assist in the development of strategies to prevent such fatalities...
  26. pmc Co-proxamol and suicide: a study of national mortality statistics and local non-fatal self poisonings
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 326:1006-8. 2003
    ..To examine the incidence of suicides due to co-proxamol compared with tricyclic antidepressants and paracetamol, and to compare fatality rates for self poisonings with these drugs...
  27. doi request reprint General hospital presentations of non-fatal hanging over a 28-year period: case-control study
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 193:503-4. 2008
    ..They represent an important subgroup of those who self-harm, who require especially careful assessment and follow-up...
  28. doi request reprint How often does deliberate self-harm occur relative to each suicide? A study of variations by gender and age
    Keith Hawton
    Center for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, England
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:650-60. 2008
    ..These findings illustrate how the nature of self-harming behavior may vary in intention across the life cycle and between the genders, and provide a basis for further comparative work of this kind...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of death of Diana, princess of Wales on suicide and deliberate self-harm
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 177:463-6. 2000
    ..The death of the Princess of Wales in 1997 was followed by widespread public mourning. Such major events may influence suicidal behaviour...
  30. doi request reprint Risk of suicide in medical and related occupational groups: a national study based on Danish case population-based registers
    Keith Hawton
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 134:320-6. 2011
    ..National data are required to examine this issue. It is also important to investigate the possible contribution of psychiatric disorder and access to specific suicide methods...
  31. pmc Impact of different pack sizes of paracetamol in the United Kingdom and Ireland on intentional overdoses: a comparative study
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:460. 2011
    ..Our aim was to determine whether this resulted in smaller overdoses of paracetamol in Ireland compared with the UK...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of withdrawal of the analgesic Co-proxamol on nonfatal self-poisoning in the UK
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Crisis 32:81-7. 2011
    ..Prescriptions of co-proxamol were reduced in the 3-year withdrawal phase (2005 to 2007) following the CSM announcement...
  33. pmc Toxicity of antidepressants: rates of suicide relative to prescribing and non-fatal overdose
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:354-8. 2010
    ..Self-poisoning is a common method of suicide and often involves ingestion of antidepressants. Information on the relative toxicity of antidepressants is therefore extremely important...
  34. doi request reprint Suicide and deliberate self-harm in Oxford University students over a 30-year period
    Keith Hawton
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:43-51. 2012
    ..To determine whether rates of suicide and self-harm in university students differ from those in other young people...
  35. ncbi request reprint Social class and suicidal behaviour: the associations between social class and the characteristics of deliberate self-harm patients and the treatment they are offered
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:437-43. 2001
    ..In two studies of DSH patients in Edinburgh the extent of provision of psychiatric aftercare was inversely related to social class. These findings have not been investigated in other areas...
  36. pmc Evaluation of acceptability and use of lockable storage devices for pesticides in Sri Lanka that might assist in prevention of self-poisoning
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:69. 2009
    ..Safer storage of pesticides may be one means of prevention. We have conducted a study to assess the acceptability and use of lockable boxes for storing pesticides in rural Sri Lanka...
  37. ncbi request reprint Self-harm in UK armed forces personnel: descriptive and case-control study of general hospital presentations
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:266-72. 2009
    ..Little is known about self-harm in the armed forces...
  38. pmc Effect of withdrawal of co-proxamol on prescribing and deaths from drug poisoning in England and Wales: time series analysis
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 338:b2270. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of the UK Committee on Safety of Medicines' announcement in January 2005 of withdrawal of co-proxamol on analgesic prescribing and poisoning mortality...
  39. ncbi request reprint How adolescents who cut themselves differ from those who take overdoses
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:513-23. 2010
    ..Contagion may be an important factor in DSH by adolescents, especially in girls who cut themselves. These findings are relevant to the design of prevention and treatment programmes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Substances used in deliberate self-poisoning 1985-1997: trends and associations with age, gender, repetition and suicide intent
    E Townsend
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:228-34. 2001
    ..Degree of suicidal intent may also influence choice of method of self-poisoning...
  41. pmc Effects of legislation restricting pack sizes of paracetamol and salicylate on self poisoning in the United Kingdom: before and after study
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMJ 322:1203-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Legislation restricting pack sizes of paracetamol and salicylates in the United Kingdom has had substantial beneficial effects on mortality and morbidity associated with self poisoning using these drugs...
  42. ncbi request reprint Co-proxamol and suicide: preventing the continuing toll of overdose deaths
    S Simkin
    University of Oxford Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX
    QJM 98:159-70. 2005
    ..Given the paucity of evidence for superior therapeutic efficacy of co-proxamol over other less toxic analgesics, there are good reasons to question whether it should continue to be prescribed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Suicide in female nurses in England and Wales
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital
    Psychol Med 32:239-50. 2002
    ..Female nurses appear to have an increased risk of suicide but the reasons are unknown...
  44. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm in Oxford, 1990-2000: a time of change in patient characteristics
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford
    Psychol Med 33:987-95. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Suicide in young people. Study of 174 cases, aged under 25 years, based on coroners' and medical records
    K Hawton
    University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital
    Br J Psychiatry 175:271-6. 1999
    ..Suicide rates in young males in the UK have risen markedly in recent years...
  46. pmc Effects of a drug overdose in a television drama on presentations to hospital for self poisoning: time series and questionnaire study
    K Hawton
    University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 318:972-7. 1999
    ..To determine whether a serious paracetamol overdose in the medical television drama Casualty altered the incidence and nature of general hospital presentations for deliberate self poisoning...
  47. doi request reprint Deliberate self-harm in Oxford University students, 1993-2005: a descriptive and case-control study
    Su Mahadevan
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:211-9. 2010
    ..Deliberate self-harm (DSH; intentional self-poisoning or self-injury) is a major problem among young people and has been identified as one of the key mental health problems affecting students...
  48. doi request reprint Six year follow-up of a clinical sample of self-harm patients
    Julia M A Sinclair
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal South Hants Hospital, Brintons Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YG, UK
    J Affect Disord 121:247-52. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term mortality, morbidity and quality of life of such patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint The influence of the economic and social environment on deliberate self-harm and suicide: an ecological and person-based study
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital
    Psychol Med 31:827-36. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Reducing socio-economic deprivation and its associated problems may be an important strategy in the prevention of suicidal behaviour, especially in young men...
  50. ncbi request reprint Doctors who kill themselves: a study of the methods used for suicide
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    QJM 93:351-7. 2000
    ..Availability of method may be a factor contributing to the relatively high suicide rate of doctors. This fact might influence clinical management of doctors who are known to be depressed or suicidal...
  51. pmc Suicide in doctors: a study of risk according to gender, seniority and specialty in medical practitioners in England and Wales, 1979-1995
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:296-300. 2001
    ..To investigate the suicide risk of doctors in England and Wales, according to gender, seniority and specialty...
  52. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm by adolescents: the role of psychological factors
    K Hawton
    University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Adolesc 22:369-78. 1999
    ..In the management of adolescents who have harmed themselves, careful assessment of depression and appropriate management of those who are depressed is essential...
  53. ncbi request reprint Abuse and deliberate self-poisoning in women: a matched case-control study
    X Coll
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bethel Centre, Norwich, England, UK
    Child Abuse Negl 25:1291-302. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The management of women presenting to hospital after self-poisoning should include assessment of abuse experiences, and instigation of appropriate treatment in those with significant sequelae of abuse...
  54. ncbi request reprint Alcohol dependence, excessive drinking and deliberate self-harm: trends and patterns in Oxford, 1989-2002
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, Dept of Psychiatry, Oxford University, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:964-71. 2005
    ..The proportion of women (but not men) drinking in excess of government-recommended limits has also increased. We investigate trends, by gender and age group, in alcohol problems and usage among DSH patients...
  55. doi request reprint Shared characteristics of suicides and other unnatural deaths following non-fatal self-harm? A multicentre study of risk factors
    H Bergen
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Psychol Med 42:727-41. 2012
    ..Although risk factors for suicide following self-harm are often investigated, rarely have those for accidents been studied. Our aim was to compare risk factors for suicide and accidents...
  56. ncbi request reprint Suicide in young people aged 15-24: a psychological autopsy study
    K Houston
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Affect Disord 63:159-70. 2001
    ..The prevention of suicide in the young clearly requires multiple strategies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorder and personality factors associated with suicide in older people: a descriptive and case-control study
    D Harwood
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:155-65. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Personality factors, as well as depression, are important risk factors for suicide in older people...
  58. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing between subgroups of adolescents who self-harm
    Emily Hargus
    Oxford University, Centre for Suicide Research, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:518-37. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Life problems and deliberate self-harm: associations with gender, age, suicidal intent and psychiatric and personality disorder
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 109:139-48. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to examine life problems according to age, gender, suicidal intent and other patient characteristics in DSH patients...
  60. doi request reprint What can be done to reduce mortality from paracetamol overdoses? A patient interview study
    S Simkin
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    QJM 105:41-51. 2012
    ..Following legislation in 1998 to limit pack sizes, beneficial effects on paracetamol-related mortality and morbidity were reported in England. However, there are still over 100 deaths a year and evidence of breaches of sales guidelines...
  61. ncbi request reprint Chronic fatigue syndrome: a qualitative investigation of patients' beliefs about the illness
    A Clements
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
    J Psychosom Res 42:615-24. 1997
    ..The views of health professionals played a relatively small role. There is potentially a considerable opportunity to help patients arrive at a wider and more enabling explanation of their illness when they first present to primary care...
  62. ncbi request reprint Self-injurious behavior and eating disorders: the extent and nature of the association
    Elena Svirko
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:409-21. 2007
    ..SIB and eating disorder symptoms may provide a means whereby patients can deal with each factor simultaneously. The clinical implications of the findings are discussed...
  63. doi request reprint Suicide
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 373:1372-81. 2009
    ..Approaches to suicide prevention include those targeting high-risk groups and population strategies. There are, however, many challenges to large-scale prevention, especially in developing countries...
  64. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm patients who leave the accident and emergency department without a psychiatric assessment: a neglected population at risk of suicide
    L Hickey
    Centre for Suicide Research, Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Psychosom Res 50:87-93. 2001
    ..Hospital services need to be organised such that DSH patients managed in A&E departments can receive an assessment of psychosocial problems and risk...
  65. ncbi request reprint Studying survivors of nearly lethal suicide attempts: an important strategy in suicide research
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:76-84. 2001
    ..I also discuss the future potential for this research approach and further questions that might be addressed by it...
  66. ncbi request reprint Outcome of women admitted to hospital for depressive illness: factors in the prognosis of severe depression
    J M Sherrington
    University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital and the Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford
    Psychol Med 31:115-25. 2001
    ..The prognostic value of self-esteem warrants further investigation and appears to have therapeutic implications...
  67. ncbi request reprint United Kingdom legislation on pack sizes of analgesics: background, rationale, and effects on suicide and deliberate self-harm
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, United Kingdom
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:223-9. 2002
    ..The changes have had significant positive initial benefits on the mortality and morbidity associated with self-poisoning with analgesics...
  68. ncbi request reprint Seasonality in suicide: a study of farming suicides in England and Wales
    Sue Simkin
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Crisis 24:93-7. 2003
    ..This study reinforces recent findings that seasonal variation in suicide appears to be diminishing, even in an occupational group where this might be expected...
  69. ncbi request reprint Variations in time of hospital presentation for deliberate self-harm and their implications for clinical services
    Helen Bergen
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    J Affect Disord 98:227-37. 2007
    ..We have investigated how patient characteristics and clinical management of DSH episodes vary according to hour and day of presentation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Pain and deliberate self-harm: an important association
    Megan Theodoulou
    University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, England, UK
    J Psychosom Res 58:317-20. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to establish how often pain was a factor contributing to an episode of deliberate self-harm...
  71. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of problem-solving treatments after deliberate self-harm: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials with respect to depression, hopelessness and improvement in problems
    E Townsend
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
    Psychol Med 31:979-88. 2001
    ..It is desirable that this finding is confirmed in a large trial, which will also allow adequate testing of the impact of this treatment on repetition of DSH...
  72. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm is associated with allelic variation in the tryptophan hydroxylase gene (TPH A779C), but not with polymorphisms in five other serotonergic genes
    E C Pooley
    University Department of Psychiatry and Centre for Suicide Research, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford
    Psychol Med 33:775-83. 2003
    ..In particular, several studies have reported an association with variants in the tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) gene...
  73. doi request reprint Systematic review of the prevalence of suicide in veterinary surgeons
    B Platt
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:436-46. 2010
    ..There is preliminary evidence to suggest that veterinary surgeons are a group at risk...
  74. pmc General practitioner contacts with patients before and after deliberate self harm
    K Houston
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
    Br J Gen Pract 53:365-70. 2003
    ..Although much attention is focused on suicide prevention by psychiatric services, the role of the general practitioner (GP) in the prevention of suicidal behaviour and in the aftercare of DSH patients is also important...
  75. ncbi request reprint Why has suicide increased in young males?
    K Hawton
    Oxford University, UK
    Crisis 19:119-24. 1998
    ..The possible reasons for this are considered, particularly in the context of relative stability of suicide rates in young females...
  76. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and personality disorders in deliberate self-harm patients
    C Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 178:48-54. 2001
    ..Previous UK studies have reported much lower rates of psychiatric and personality disorder in those who attempt suicide than in those who die by suicide...
  77. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with suicidal phenomena in adolescents: a systematic review of population-based studies
    Emma Evans
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:957-79. 2004
    ..Methodological considerations are highlighted and implications of the findings for clinicians and other professionals concerned with prevention of suicidal behavior by adolescents are discussed...
  78. ncbi request reprint Family history of suicidal behaviour: prevalence and significance in deliberate self-harm patients
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 106:387-93. 2002
    ..To investigate whether there are differences between the characteristics of deliberate self-harm (DSH) patients with and without a family history of suicidal behaviour...
  79. ncbi request reprint Suicide in prisoners: a systematic review of risk factors
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX37JX, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1721-31. 2008
    ..To examine factors associated with suicide in prisoners...
  80. pmc Deliberate self harm in adolescents: self report survey in schools in England
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford
    BMJ 325:1207-11. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of deliberate self harm in adolescents and the factors associated with it...
  81. ncbi request reprint Reducing repeated deliberate self-harm
    Julia Ma Sinclair
    Oxford Mental Healthcare Trust, Warneford Hospital, Oxford
    Practitioner 246:164-6, 169-72. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint Internet gamblers: a latent class analysis of their behaviours and health experiences
    Joanne Lloyd
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford University, UK
    J Gambl Stud 26:387-99. 2010
    ..Internet gamblers appear to be heterogeneous but composed of several subgroups, differing markedly on both demographic and clinical characteristics...
  83. doi request reprint Attitudes towards clinical services among people who self-harm: systematic review
    Tatiana L Taylor
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:104-10. 2009
    ..Self-harm is increasingly common in many countries, is often repeated and may have other negative outcomes...
  84. doi request reprint Prison suicide in 12 countries: an ecological study of 861 suicides during 2003-2007
    Seena Fazel
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:191-5. 2011
    ..Although suicide rates among prisoners are high and vary between countries, it is uncertain whether this reflects the importation of risk from the general population or is associated with incarceration rates...
  85. doi request reprint A comparative study of non-fatal self-poisoning with antidepressants relative to prescribing in three centres in England
    Helen Bergen
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 123:95-101. 2010
    ..There are national guidelines for prescribing antidepressants. There have been few investigations of how non-fatal self-poisoning with antidepressants varies in relation to prescribing and to patient characteristics...
  86. ncbi request reprint Interviewing survivors of near-lethal self-harm: a novel approach for investigating suicide amongst prisoners
    Lisa Marzano
    University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:152-5. 2009
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Lithium in the prevention of suicidal behavior and all-cause mortality in patients with mood disorders: a systematic review of randomized trials
    Andrea Cipriani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1805-19. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Variation in deliberate self-harm around Christmas and New Year
    Helen Bergen
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:855-67. 2007
    ..They are of theoretical interest, and have important clinical implications regarding identification of patient groups especially susceptible to DSH at New Year...
  89. ncbi request reprint The role of autobiographical memory specificity in deliberate self-harm: correlates and consequences
    Julia M A Sinclair
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Affect Disord 102:11-8. 2007
    ..However it is not clear which clinical variables are associated with low memory specificity in this group, or whether low specificity is particularly associated with recent DSH...
  90. ncbi request reprint Strategies for managing antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction: systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Matthew J Taylor
    University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Affect Disord 88:241-54. 2005
    ..This review was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of management strategies for sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressant medication...
  91. ncbi request reprint The association between life events and suicide intent in self-poisoners with and without a history of deliberate self-harm: a preliminary study
    Catherine Crane
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:367-78. 2007
    ..The results provide preliminary evidence to suggest the presence of a suicidal process in women, in which the impact of negative life events on suicide intent diminishes across episodes...
  92. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and gender differences in drinking, smoking and drug taking among adolescents in England: a self-report school-based survey of 15 and 16 year olds
    Karen Rodham
    Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Suicide Research, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Adolesc 28:63-73. 2005
    ..These findings have implications for targeting prevention campaigns through the media and educational initiatives...
  93. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and suicide: systematic review of risk factors
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 187:9-20. 2005
    ..Suicide risk is greatly increased in schizophrenia. Detection of those at risk is clinically important...
  94. ncbi request reprint Long-term lithium therapy for bipolar disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    John R Geddes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 161:217-22. 2004
    ..The authors sought to determine the efficacy and acceptability of lithium for relapse prevention in bipolar disorder...
  95. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of resource utilization in the hospital management of deliberate self-harm
    Julia M A Sinclair
    Centre for Suicide Research, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1681-93. 2006
    ..While clinical guidelines suggest good practice for the short-term hospital management of DSH, there remains considerable variability in the way that services are provided...
  96. ncbi request reprint Self-cutting: patient characteristics compared with self-poisoners
    Keith Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 34:199-208. 2004
    ..It also indicates that the treatment needs of those who deliberately cut themselves are likely to differ from those of self-poisoners...
  97. ncbi request reprint Suicide in older people without psychiatric disorder
    Daniel Harwood
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:363-7. 2006
    ..To determine the psychological characteristics and nature of life problems, including physical illness, in people 60 years and over dying through suicide in the absence of psychiatric disorder...
  98. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm and subsequent suicide risk: long-term follow-up study of 11,583 patients
    Daniel Louis Zahl
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 185:70-5. 2004
    ..Repetition of deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a risk factor for suicide. Little information is available on the risk for specific groups of people who deliberately harm themselves repeatedly...
  99. ncbi request reprint Suicide prevention and audit
    Kate Saunders
    Centre for Suicide Research, Oxford University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 66:627-30. 2005
    ..It is the commonest cause of death in men under the age of 35 years. This article reviews the epidemiology, causal factors and prevention of suicide, and also briefly discusses the role of audit in this area...
  100. ncbi request reprint Suicidal phenomena and abuse in adolescents: a review of epidemiological studies
    Emma Evans
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Child Abuse Negl 29:45-58. 2005
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint The grief experiences and needs of bereaved relatives and friends of older people dying through suicide: a descriptive and case-control study
    Daniel Harwood
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, OX3 7JX, Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 72:185-94. 2002
    ..Studies have suggested that guilt feelings, and a sense of rejection, shame or stigma, are probably more frequent in relatives bereaved through suicide than in those bereaved through other modes of death...