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.
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Out of all the diagnosis the majority of the referrals are non-organic disorders with the prevalence of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, drug dependence and psychoses and other behavioural disorders like Intentional self-harm being higher followed by organic disorders.
Out of the 5.2 million deaths reported in the EU in 2015, 56,200 (1.1 per cent) were due to intentional self-harm. Almost 8 in 10 suicides (77 per cent) concerned men.
Similar annual increases were seen by intent: 1.4 percent for assault/legal injuries, 1.4 percent unintentional, 1.5 percent intentional self-harm, and 1.4 percent undetermined.
Intentional self-harm seen in psychiatric referrals in a tertiary care hospital.
A copy of his death certificate, issued on September 24, cited the cause of death as "intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation".
According to the annual NZ Ministry of Health (MOH) Suicide Facts publication, 'Deaths and Intentional Self-harm Hospitalisations' (MOH, 2014) there were 2,647 intentional self-harm hospitalisations equating to a total of 61.1 hospitalisations per 100,000 population (age standardised) in 2011 (MOH, 2014).
We hypothesized that the sudden surge in views of Amanda Todd's video was associated with an increase in average monthly ED visits for the composite outcome of SI, intentional self-poisoning and intentional self-harm in children.
The intentional self-harm occurs in individuals with psychological/emotional disturbances who seek help or attention [2].
Worryingly, the number of admissions due to intentional self-harm at Birmingham Children's Hospital rose by nearly half, from 135 in 2014/15 to 196 in 2015/16.
In a study by the Department of Health (DOH) in 2003, it showed that among 20 to 24-year-olds, intentional self-harm is the ninth leading cause of death.
Injury-related ICD-10 codes corresponding with gunshot injuries included in SA death notification Underlying cause Description W32 Accidental handgun discharge W33 Accidental rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge W34 Accidental discharge from other and unspecified firearms X72 Intentional self-harm by handgun discharge X73 Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge X74 Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearms X93 Assault by handgun discharge X94 Assault by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge X95 Assault by other and unspecified firearms Y22 Undetermined intent: handgun discharge Y23 Undetermined intent: rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge Y24 Undetermined intent: other and unspecified firearm discharge Table 2.