Table 55Clinical review protocol for the review of harm reduction strategies

Review questionFor people who self-harm, does the provision of self-management and/or harm reduction strategies, compared with no treatment or treatment as usual, improve outcomes?
Electronic databasesCINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO
Date searchedAll literature to 25 January 2011
Study designN/A
Patient populationSelf-harm population
Intervention(s)Harm reduction strategies (such as replacement therapy, positive emotion technique and so on)
ComparisonN/A
Critical outcomesRepetition (reduction in frequency or severity)

From: 7, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS

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