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Research Article

Proposed Diagnostic Criteria for the DSM-5 of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Female Adolescents: Diagnostic and Clinical Correlates

Table 1

Demographic and psychosocial characteristics of adolescents with NSSI disorder (NSSI), compared with non-clinical adolescents (NCA), clinical controls without NSSI (CCA), and adolescents with NSSI without impairment/distress (NSSI-C).

CharacteristicNCA ( )CCA ( )NSSI-C ( )NSSI disorder ( )Welch's

Mean age (SD) in years14.60 (1.02)15.93 (1.52)17.08 (1.92)15.94 (1.42)12.19**
Mean no. of school years (SD)8.40 (1.08)9.25 (1.58)9.33 (1.41)9.16 (1.10)2.88*
Number (percentage) living with parentsa31 (100)15 (93.8)a11 (100)26 (83.9)b
Number (percentage) whose parents have joint custodyc31 (86.1)12 (75.0)7 (70.0)20 (66.7)

Note. * , ** . aOne was in another child and adolescent psychiatric clinic bthree children lived in a supervised residential group, one in a foster family, and one in another child and adolescent psychiatric clinic, cthe rest had mothers with sole custody.

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