Psychiatry Grand Rounds-15492-------1/4/2013, Votaw Auditorium
Martha A. Bird, M.D.
Dr. Bird reports there is NOT a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent
COI in the context of this presentation.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
'Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) In Adolescents, A Review'
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Define NSSI          
Evaluate patients with NSSI          
Apply risk factors for NSSI to determine patients at increased risk for the condition          
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Which physician attributes (core competencies) did the speaker incorporate into their presentation? Please choose all which apply:
A 16y/o male with no prior psychiatric history is brought in by his mother for a routine physical exam. His mother mentions she fears her son is 'cutting' due to having a self-injuring
girlfriend. Given current trends in research on NSSI, which of the following demographic factors would most increase this patient's risk of non-suicidal self injurious behavior?
A). Being heterosexual----B). Abusing alcohol---C). Being hispanic---D). Being of upper socioeconomic status---E). Being male
Correct answer is: B          
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