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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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Material and Methods: Deliberate Self-harm Inventory was used to measure self-harm behaviors, while Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale was used to assess depression, anxiety and stress among adolescents.
nearer t every S soi Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body.
For this study, self-harm was defined as "any act of self-poisoning or self-injury, irrespective of motivation".
Self-including Here are some strategies that I teach my clients to use to help them when they get the urge to self-harm.
C [USA], October 19 ( ANI ): Teenage girls are more likely to self-harm than boys, a new study suggests.
This might have involved, for example taking an overdose or cutting in a deliberate act of self-harm.
I always thought the only people who were supposed to self-harm were those who had a traumatic upbringing or experienced a terrible event in their lives," said Nina, who initially hid the problems from her friends and family.
There were 3031 intentional self-harm hospitalisations in New Zealand in 2012.
This study identifies instances of extreme forms of physical self-harm in scholarly literature, especially amputations of limbs or genitalia or removal of the eye.
ATLANTA -- Don't--repeat, don't--use risk assessment tools and scales in an effort to predict future suicide in patients who've committed intentional self-harm, Dr.