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Shedding light on self-injury: Resources for health professionals

External Websites



  • Martin, G., Swannell, S., McAllister, M., & Hasking, P. (2014). Seeking Solutions to Self-injury: A Guide for Emergency Staff. Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane.  [download]

  • Martin, G., Swannell, S., Hasking, P. & McAllister, M. (2014). Seeking Solutions to Self-injury: A Guide for Family Doctors. Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. [download]

  • Martin, G., Swannell, S., Harrison, J., Hazell, P., & Taylor, A. (2010). The Australian National Epidemiological Study of Self-Injury (ANESSI). Centre for Suicide Prevention Studies: Brisbane, Australia. [download]

  • Walsh, B. (2012). Treating self-injury: A practical guide (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Publications.

  • Nock, M. (Ed.). (2009). Understanding nonsuicidal self-injury: Origins, assessment, and treatment. Washington: American Psychological Association

  • Klonsky, D., Muehlenkamp, J., Lewis, S., & Walsh, B. (2012). Nonsuicidal self-injury: Advances in psychotherapy evidence-based practice. Cambridge: Hogrefe Publishing.

  • Claes, L., & Muehlenkamp, J. (Eds.). (2013). Non-suicidal self-injury and eating disorders: Advancements in etiology and treatment. Heidelberg: Springer Publishing.

  • Alexian Brothers Behavioural Health Hospital (2014). Self-injury: Simple answers to complex questions. Hoffman Estates: Alexian Brothers Press.

  • Gratz, K., & Chapman, A. (2009). Freedom from self-harm: Overcoming self-injury with skills from DBT and other treatments. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications.

  • Hollander, M. (2008). Helping teens who cut: Understanding and ending self-injury. New York: Guilford Publications.

  • Conterio, K., Lader, W., Bloom, J. (1998). Bodily harm: The breakthrough healing program for self-injurers. New York: Hyperion.

  • Nixon, M., & Heath, N. (2008). Self-injury in youth: The essential guide to assessment and intervention. New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.

  • Nock, M. (Ed.). (2014). The Oxford Handbook of suicide and self-injury. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Tantam, D., & Huband, N. (2009). Understanding repeated self-injury: A multidisciplinary approach. Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Sutton, J. (2007). Healing the hurt within: Understanding self-injury and self-harm, and heal the emotional wounds (3rd ed.). Oxford: How to Books.

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