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Table 2 Recommended Questions about Online Activity

From: Non-suicidal self-injury, youth, and the Internet: What mental health professionals need to know

I. Activity Type
  Review log: What type(s) of activities do you engage in online activities, concerning NSSI (Informational, interactive, social networking, and video viewing/sharing/posting)?
  Community
   What are the resources available?
   Is this website professionally or peer driven? Moderated?
   What specific activities do you engage in on these websites (live chat, posting, information seeking)?
  Social Networking
   What social networking websites are you affiliated with?
   Do you have friendships/connections with people online surrounding NSSI?
    If yes, what is the nature of the relationship(s)
    If yes, what is the nature of the relationship(s)
   Are you a member of any group related to NSSI?
    If yes, what are the themes surrounding that group (against NSSI, pro NSSI, neutral)?
    If yes, is this group public or private?
    If yes, is it moderated?
   Are there any visual representations of NSSI among these groups?
   What specific activities do you engage in on these websites (live chat, messaging, posting, information seeking)
  Video/Picture Sharing
   What specific websites do you visit?
   Do you create videos/photos related to NSSI?
    If yes, discuss themes/content of videos created.
    If yes, are these videos character or non-character videos?
    If yes, what purpose does creating these videos serve (creative outlet)?
   What types of videos/photos do you watch?
   Are these character or non-character videos?
   What are the general themes in these videos (against NSSI, pro NSSI, neutral)?
   Do these videos present visual presentations of NSSI?
    If yes, are these visual presentations accompanied by a warning?
   Are these visual presentations of NSSI triggering?
    If yes, discuss nature, intensity and degree of triggering material.
   What other specific activities do you engage in on these websites (messaging, commenting, following channels)?
II. Frequency
  Review log: Discuss frequency of NSSI online activities (explore usage, during week and weekend).
III. Functional Assessment of NSSI behaviours in relation to Internet activities
  Review log: When/why did you first start engaging in NSSI online activities? Explore first episode.
   Has your self-injury increased/decreased/remained the same since you began engaging in NSSI online activities?
   What are events/interactions, thoughts, and feelings that preceded/occur during/follow the online activity?
   Do you self-injure before/after engaging in NSSI online activities?
    If yes, explore online activities that may confer/reduce NSSI risk.