Towards a better understanding on non-suicidal self-injury among college students
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Non-suicidal-self-injury (NSSI), which refers to the direct and deliberate, self-inflicted damage of one’s body tissue without suicidal intent (e.g., scratching or hitting oneself), poses a public health problem among adolescents and emerging adults. This thesis provides a better understanding about: (1) the prevalence of NSSI during the college period, (2) the relationship with later mental disorders and suicidal thoughts and behaviours, (3) the risk factors that predict NSSI among college
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