self-injury


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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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Self-injury elicits strong, emotional responses from health care professionals, including fascination, apprehension, and hopelessness.
A non-suicidal self-injury diagnosis was proposed in the development of the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the DSM-5 (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is an intentional, self-imposed damage of body tissue resulting in instant injury without the intention to commit suicide.
Though prevalence of self-injury without the intentions of suicide is common in ASD but it is not considered the symptom of ASD because self-injury has been recorded in the individuals' with other disabilities as well as in the normal population.
Reports that self-injury is used as an emotion regulation strategy have led some to consider the role of childhood maltreatment as a potential risk factor for NSSI (Lang & Sharma-Patel, 2011).
Examining the link between nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal behavior: A review of the literature and an integrated model.
If the self-injury happens regularly, it is very important that you show both concern and compassion.
Speaking through the body: The incidence of self-injury, piercing, and tattooing among college students.
All continuous variables in the study were normally distributed except lifetime self-injury, which we transformed by calculating the square root, thereby reducing the skew to <2.
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is deliberate self-wounding, with the expectation of slight to moderate harm and without suicidal intent or social sanction (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013; Favazza, 1998; Klonsky, 2007).
The next case was presented by another BCBA; his student had been engaging in high rates of self-injury and aggression, he had a behavior support plan in place for several months.
The relationship between self-injury (SI) and suicide is largely unclear.