Autolesiones sin finalidad autolítica: una revisión sistemática en adolescentes de la comunidad

Translated title of the contribution: Non-suicidal self-injury: a systematic review

Brenda Tarragona, Carlos Perez Testor, Núria Ribas-Fitó

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The aim of this article is to present a review of the existing research on Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescents. NSSI is such a common phenomenon among adolescents that it has been proposed to be treated as a potential independent disorder. The prevalence ranges are
between 4.8 and 28%, with the age range between 12 and 15 years. It occurs together with Borderline Personality
Disorder (BPD) and other types of disorders in addition to this. Both adverse experiences in childhood and internal factors are potent risk factors
Translated title of the contributionNon-suicidal self-injury: a systematic review
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)67-90
Number of pages24
JournalRevista de psicopatología y salud mental del niño y del adolescente
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018


  • non-suicidal self-injury
  • adolescents
  • dsm5
  • suicide


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