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Seeking Solutions to Self injury: A Guide for Parents and Families

This brief guide (2010) was written for parents and families to help them with an adolescent who self-injures.
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Martin, G., Hasking, P., Swannell, S., McAllister, 2010. Seeking Solutions to Self-injury: A Guide for Parents and Families. Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies. Discipline of Psychiatry. The University of Queensland. ISBN 978-0-9808207-4-4
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Seeking solutions to self-injury: A guide for young people

This brief guide (2010) was written for young people to help them with a friend who self-injures, or perhaps to work through their own issues with self-injury
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Martin, G., Hasking, P., Swannell, S., McAllister, M. & Kay, T., (2010). Seeking solutions to self-injury: A guide for young people. Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane. ISBN 978-0-9808207-2-0
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Seeking Solutions to Self-injury: A Guide for School Staff

Seeking Solutions to Self-injury: A Guide for School Staff. This guide was developed in 2011, and disseminated widely to schools in Queensland to assist teachers and school authorities work through the difficulties, in the school environment, with young people who self-injure.

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Martin, G., Hasking, P., Swannell, S., Lee, M., McAllister, M., 2011. Seeking Solutions to Self-injury: A Guide for School Staff. Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies. Discipline of Psychiatry. The University of Queensland. ISBN 978-0-9808207-5-1.

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Perceived Academic Performance and Alcohol, Tobacco and Marijuana Use: Longitudinal Relationships in Young Community Adolescents

Perceived Academic Performance and Alcohol, Tobacco and Marijuana Use: Longitudinal Relationships in Young Community Adolescents

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Bergen, H., Martin, G., Allison, S. & Roeger, L., 2005. Perceived academic performance and alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use: longitudinal relationships in young community adolescents. Journal of Addictive Behaviours, 30; 1563-1573.

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Perceived Academic Performance as an Indicator of Risk of Attempted Suicide in Young Adolescents

This study investigated perceived academic performance and self-reported suicidal behaviour in 2,596 adolescents, mean age 13 years, from 27 South Australian high schools. Groups perceiving their academic performance as failing, below average, average and above average were significantly different on measures of self-esteem, locus of control, depressive symptoms, suicidal thoughts, plans, threats, deliberate self-injury, and suicide attempts.

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Richardson, A., Martin, G., Bergen, H., Roeger, L. & Allison, S., 2005. Perceived Academic Performance as an Indicator of Risk of Attempted Suicide in Young Adolescents. Archives of Suicide Research, 9:163–176.

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Locus of control as an indicator of risk for suicidal behaviour among adolescents

Locus of Control is a measure of whether a young person feels in charge of their life (internal LOC), or whether they are a straw in the wind, controlled by others, school and the world (external LOC). The key finding for this paper was that suicidal behaviour in young people was more likely in young people with an external LOC

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Pearce, C. & Martin, G., 1993.  Locus of Control as an Indicator of Risk for Suicidal Behaviour among Adolescents, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 88:409-414.
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Predicting suicide attempts among adolescents

This paper looked at four clinical aspects of suicidality in young people, and their ability singly and together  to predict suicide attempt.

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Pearce, C. & Martin, G., 1994. Predicting suicide attempts among adolescents. Acta Psychiatrica Scand., 90: 324-328.
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