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self-injury

(sĕlf′ĭn′jə-rē)
n.
Self-inflicted physical harm, such as cutting, that is not suicidal and is usually a response to stress or trauma. Also called self-harm, self-mutilation.

self-injury,

n the act of intentionally hurting oneself. One manifestation of this is known as
cutting.
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Alerted to the crisis by his wife - altogether now 'Fra-a-a-nk' - Mr S-H, a 33-year-old engineer, sprang swiftly into action and tried to fight the flames with a hose while his wife fled the three-bed semi with children Emily, nine, and 11-year-old Joshua.
Perhaps the neighbours, accustomed to living next door to Mr S-H, didn't bat an eyelid.
Fast forward and injecting an important element of drama, Mr S-H - now rehoused with his family by their insurers - declared, 'I'm lucky to be alive.
Buoyed by self-important humility, Mr S-H forgot to mention how much pleasure he has brought the rest of us.