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A help sheet to reduce hospital-treated self-harm

A help sheet to reduce hospital treated self-harm: A randomised controlled trial

Specialty
MentalHealth
Portfolio Eligibility
Automatically eligible
ISRCTN
EudraCT
MREC N°
UKCRN ID 13256
WHO ID
Research Summary
A help sheet to reduce hospital treated self-harm: A randomised controlled trial Does a Volitional Help Sheet (VHS) reduce the number of people who represent to hospital with SH in the six months following an index episode of SH?
Study Type Interventional
Design Type Prevention
Disease(s) Suicide and self harm
Phase Pilot/Feasibility
Current Status Open
Closure Date 3/28/2015
Global Sample Size 518
Global Recruitment to Date
104%
Geographical Scope Single Centre
Lead Country Scotland (also active in England)
Open to new sites No
Main Inclusion Criteria
To have been admitted to the CAAB6 ward of the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following an episode of self-harm.
To report a previous SH episode.
To report some level of suicidal intent.
Main Exclusion Criteria
Those who are unfit for interview.
Those from whom we cannot gain informed consent.
Those patients for whom English is not their 1st language.
Those patients who are participating in other research studies in the RIE.
Chief Investigator(s)
Dr Roger Smyth
Further details, please contact
Dr Roger Smyth

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

51 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH16 4SA
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: 0131 242 1398
roger.smyth@luht.scot.nhs.uk
Funder(s) Chief Scientist Office (CSO) of the Scottish Government Health Directorates,
Sponsor(s) University of Stirling




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