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dc.contributor.authorBrand, Fiona
dc.contributor.authorHawton, Keith
dc.identifier.citationFiona Brand and Keith Hawton. Using digital monitoring alongside psychosocial interventions in patients who self-harm. Mental Health Practice. 06 May 2021 / Vol 24 issue 3en
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dc.description.abstractWith more than 200,000 presentations to hospital for self-harm each year in England, there is a clear requirement to reduce self-harm and improve well-being in this population. This service evaluation examined the potential for digital self-monitoring of patients’ well-being as an adjunct to psychological supportive therapy. The evaluation used a series of questionnaires to investigate patients’ use of digital technology to self-monitor their mood, suicidality and self-harm behaviour. The authors also collected questionnaire feedback from patients and clinicians about their experience of using the digital technology. Patients who used the digital self-monitoring technology mostly found it useful and easy to use, as did the clinicians. This method of recording patients’ progress has now been incorporated into routine clinical care.en
dc.description.sponsorshipSupported by the NIHRen
dc.description.urihttps://doi: 10.7748/mhp.2021.e1526en
dc.subjectSelf Harmen
dc.subjectDigital Medicineen
dc.titleUsing digital monitoring alongside psychosocial interventions in patients who self-harmen

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