Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria for papers

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  • Peer reviewed studies.

  • Any geographical location.

  • English language.

  • Empirical quantitative studies, following cross-sectional, prospective, longitudinal, cohort and case–control designs.

  • Studies must consider factors associated with or predictive of self-harm, suicidal ideation or suicidal behaviour.

  • Participants must be young people (12–25 years).

  • Participants who are identified or self-identified as any sexual or gender minority or member of LGBTQ+.

  • Participants who have had an experience of self-harm, suicidal ideation or behaviour.

  • Non-peer reviewed literature.

  • Not English language.

  • Grey literature such as theses, dissertation or conference proceedings.

  • Articles such as commentaries, reviews, editorial or opinion pieces.

  • Empirical qualitative studies.

  • Sample not aged between 12 and 25 years, for example, adults 26 years and above or children 12 years and under.

  • Participants who are identified as heterosexual or not part of sexual or gender minority.

  • Participants who have no experience of self-harm, suicidal ideation or suicidal behaviour.

  • LGBTQ+, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning.