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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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There can be no sympathy whatsoever for UK industry as their problems are self inflicted injury.
At this point, it seems the only thing that can keep him from fulfilling his destiny would be a self inflicted injury.
The findings from the logistic regression analysis help to clarify some important differences in the epidemiologic patterns of assault and self inflicted injury.