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Table 1 Assessment of suicidal and non-suicidal thoughts and behaviors

From: Research with adolescents who engage in non-suicidal self-injury: ethical considerations and challenges

Assessment measure Assessment focus
Self-report measures
Functional Assessment of Self-Mutilation (FASM) [58] NSSI history, methods, frequency, functions, as well as lethality
The Inventory of Statements about Self-injury (ISAS) [59] NSSI history, methods, frequency, and functions
Nonsuicidal Self-injury Assessment Tool (NSSI-AT) [60] NSSI history, methods, frequency, functions, addictive qualities, context of NSSI (e.g., social setting, routines), NSSI treatment experiences
Interviews
Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview (SITBI)
[61]
NSSI history, methods, frequency, functions as well as lethality. Also assesses suicide thoughts and behaviors
Suicide Attempt Self-Injury Interview (SASII) [62] NSSI history, methods, frequency, functions as well as lethality. Also assesses suicide thoughts and behaviors