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Psychometric analysis of the Self-Harm Inventory using Rasch modelling

  • Shane Latimer1,
  • Tanya Covic1Email author,
  • Steven R Cumming2 and
  • Alan Tennant3
BMC Psychiatry20099:53

Received: 29 May 2009

Accepted: 19 August 2009

Published: 19 August 2009

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Original Submission
29 May 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Jun 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Irene Janis
3 Jul 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Herbert Fliege
7 Jul 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lars-Gunnar Lundh
4 Aug 2009 Author responded Author comments - Tanya Meade
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Aug 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Aug 2009 Editorially accepted
19 Aug 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-9-53

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney
Faculty of Medicine and Health, Worsley Building, University of Leeds