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Table 2 Treatment setting in NSSI

From: Treating nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescents: consensus based German guidelines

Outpatient treatment of NSSI
 Outpatient treatment should be initiated if the psychological, social, and academic (or ability to work) level of functioning is sufficient, an ability to cooperate is existent and criteria for inpatient treatment are not met
Inpatient treatment of NSSI
 Acutely suicidal patients must be treated in an inpatient setting at a Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
 Should be initiated in case of severe bodily harm or situations making close supervision necessary
 Ought to be initiated if the environment is detrimental to treatment success
 May be considered, if there is no possibility of achieving sufficient diagnostic assessment in an outpatient setting
 May be considered if no outpatient treatment is available
 May be considered if no sufficient treatment response is achieved in an outpatient or day treatment setting