Self Destructive Behaviour

Any intentional behaviour that has clear, definite or probable negative effects on the self
Examples Smoking, drinking, gambling, sexual promiscuity
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10PM Jeff Bridges stars as faded country musician Bad Blake, a man whose self destructive behaviour has ruined his life, but when he meets a journalist looking to find the man behind the music, he has a shot at redemption.
Declan reacts badly to the news of Bridget's pregnancy and embarks on a pattern of self destructive behaviour.