K Hawton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Why has suicide increased in young males?
    K Hawton
    Oxford University, UK
    Crisis 19:119-24. 1998
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications92

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm patients with alcohol disorders: characteristics, treatment, and outcome
    C Haw
    St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Crisis 22:93-101. 2001
    ..Treatment of DSH patients with alcohol disorders should include the treatment of any comorbid depressive illness...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint The influence of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on suicidal behavior in patients with a history of depressive disorder
    Andrew T A Cheng
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 103:69-75. 2007
    ..This study investigates possible influences of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on subsequent suicidal behaviors and associated risk factors among depressive patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Deliberate self-harm patients of no fixed abode: a study of characteristics and subsequent deaths in patients presenting to a general hospital
    Camilla Haw
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:918-25. 2006
    ..International studies report high rates of deliberate self-harm (DSH) and suicide in the homeless. Little is known about DSH among homeless people in the UK and their subsequent risk of death from suicide and non-suicidal causes...
  41. ncbi request reprint The hospital management of fatal self-poisoning in industrialized countries: an opportunity for suicide prevention?
    Navneet Kapur
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, England
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:302-12. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Life problems and physical illness as risk factors for suicide in older people: a descriptive and case-control study
    Daniel Michael James Harwood
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1265-74. 2006
    ..The role of physical illness and life problems in contributing to suicide in older people is potentially important with regard to suicide prevention...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Wake-up call for British psychiatry
    Nick Craddock
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Medical School, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 193:6-9. 2008
    ..On the 200th birthday of psychiatry, it is fitting to reconsider the specialty's core values and renew efforts to use psychiatric skills for the maximum benefit of patients...
  48. doi request reprint Hospital care and repetition following self-harm: multicentre comparison of self-poisoning and self-injury
    Rachael Lilley
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Charles Thackrah Building, 101 Clarendon Road, Woodhouse, Leeds LS2 9LJ
    Br J Psychiatry 192:440-5. 2008
    ..Quantitative research about self-harm largely deals with self-poisoning, despite the high incidence of self-injury...
  49. 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...
  50. doi request reprint Deliberate self-harm within an international community sample of young people: comparative findings from the Child & Adolescent Self-harm in Europe (CASE) Study
    Nicola Madge
    School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:667-77. 2008
    ..Nonetheless, there is little reliable comparative international information on its extent or characteristics. We have conducted a seven-country comparative community study of deliberate self-harm among young people...
  51. doi request reprint Cross-national comparisons of the association between alcohol consumption and deliberate self-harm in adolescents
    Ingeborg Rossow
    Suicide Research and Prevention Unit, University of Oslo, Norway
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:605-15. 2007
    ..The results support the assumption that intoxication is significantly related to the association between alcohol consumption and deliberate self-harm in adolescents...
  52. 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...
  53. 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)...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint The influence of media reporting of the suicide of a celebrity on suicide rates: a population-based study
    Andrew T A Cheng
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1229-34. 2007
    ..The impact of media reporting of suicides of entertainment celebrities may affect suicide rates due to an imitation effect. We investigated the impact on suicides of the media reporting of the suicide of a male television celebrity...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Repetition of deliberate self-harm: a study of the characteristics and subsequent deaths in patients presenting to a general hospital according to extent of repetition
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:379-96. 2007
    ..In patients with no past history of DSH the presence of personality disorder increases the risk of frequent repetition of DSH...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial assessment following self-harm: results from the multi-centre monitoring of self-harm project
    Navneet Kapur
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 106:285-93. 2008
    ..Research exploring the factors associated with assessment and non-assessment is sparse. It is unclear how assessment relates to subsequent outcome...
  60. ncbi request reprint The influence of media coverage of a celebrity suicide on subsequent suicide attempts
    Andrew T A Cheng
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:862-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of media reporting of a celebrity suicide on subsequent suicide attempts...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc Variations in the hospital management of self harm in adults in England: observational study
    Olive Bennewith
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 328:1108-9. 2004
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Correlates of relative lethality and suicidal intent among deliberate self-harm patients
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:353-64. 2003
    ..Lethality and suicidal intent, although related, have somewhat different correlates. Both should be considered when assessing DSH patients, but their relationship to further suicidal behavior does not appear to be straightforward...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reasons for deliberate self-harm: comparison of self-poisoners and self-cutters in a community sample of adolescents
    Karen Rodham
    University of Bath, England
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:80-7. 2004
    ..To compare motives and premeditation between adolescent deliberate self-poisoners and self-cutters...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Why people engage in parasuicide: a cross-cultural study of intentions
    Heidi Hjelmeland
    Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 32:380-93. 2002
    ..The findings from this study are likely to be generalizable to other settings and have implications for clinical practice...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Assessment and aftercare for deliberate self-harm patients provided by a general hospital psychiatric service
    Camilla Haw
    St Andrew s Hospital, Northampton, UK
    Crisis 24:145-50. 2003
    ..A specialist DSH service can effectively assess and treat patients following DSH. It is important that the service is accessible and acceptable to patients...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the non-assessment of self-harm patients attending an Accident and Emergency Department: results of a national study
    Olive Bennewith
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 89:91-7. 2005
    ..We have investigated the reasons for this and the characteristics of patients associated with self-discharge or planned discharge without a psychosocial assessment...
  80. 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
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Problem-solving ability and repetition of deliberate self-harm: a multicentre study
    Carmel McAuliffe
    National Suicide Research Foundation, Cork, Ireland
    Psychol Med 36:45-55. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether specific types of problem-solving are associated with repeated DSH...
  82. ncbi request reprint Social problem solving in adolescents with suicidal behavior: a systematic review
    Anne E M Speckens
    Institute of Psychiatry and the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:365-87. 2005
    ..This has important implications for therapeutic interventions...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of suicidal phenomena in adolescents: a systematic review of population-based studies
    Emma Evans
    University of Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:239-50. 2005
    ....
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi request reprint Suicidal intent in deliberate self-harm and the risk of suicide: the predictive power of the Suicide Intent Scale
    Louise Harriss
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Affect Disord 86:225-33. 2005
    ..The predictive power of suicidal intent to identify particular individuals who are at high risk of suicide is unclear...
  87. 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...
  88. 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
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and prevention of suicide by hanging: a systematic review
    David Gunnell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:433-42. 2005
    ..This review summarizes the published literature on suicide by hanging. The focus is on its epidemiology in England and on identifying potential means of prevention...
  90. ncbi request reprint Value of measuring suicidal intent in the assessment of people attending hospital following self-poisoning or self-injury
    Louise Harriss
    Centre for Suicide Research, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX37JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:60-6. 2005
    ..Self-harm is associated with a high risk of suicide. It is unclear whether suicidal intent at the time of self-harm is a risk factor for future suicidal behaviour...
  91. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and management of self-harm amongst adults in England
    David Gunnell
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:67-73. 2005
    ..There are no national data on the characteristics and management of people presenting to hospital following self-harm...
  92. 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