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A new review, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, investigates the effectiveness of a number of different forms of psychological, or 'talking' therapies, for adults who self-harm.

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Self-harm, which includes all intentional self-poisoning or self-injury irrespective of suicidal or other motives, is often repeated and is strongly associated with an increased risk of suicide. It is a major problem in many countries and places large demands on health care services worldwide.

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