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Table 2 Caseness ranges for parental well-being, parental perceived social support, and child strengths and difficulties

From: Parents of young people with self-harm or suicidal behaviour who seek help – a psychosocial profile

Variable n Falls within caseness range
   Yes No
Well-being; (GHQ-12 score ≥ 3 = distress) 129 111 (86 %) 18 (14 %)
Social support; (MSPSS score ≤ 65 = poorly supported) 128 78 (61 %) 50 (39 %)
Child strengths and difficulties; (SDQ score ≥ 17 = abnormal) 125 93 (74 %) 32 (26 %)
  1. Note: Total number of cases for SDQ relates to number of parents, as SDQ is subjective and two parents may rate the same child differently. No caseness ranges are available for Parental Satisfaction or Family Communication.