self-injury

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Related to Self injury: Self mutilation

self-in·ju·ry

(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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Non Suicidal Self Injury in Trans People: Associations with psychological symptoms, victimization, interpersonal functioning, and perceived social support.
Differences between non-suicidal self injury and suicide attempt in Chinese adolescents.
I think self injury would have been a more predictable outcome.
What we don't know are the actual figures of self injury because self injury is generally a private act.
The motivations for self injury in psychiatric inpatients.
While it is clear that extinction of the currently functional self injury is required, what treatment regimen is needed to increase the designated alternate behavior?
Not many people know that March1-as well as being St David's Day-is Self Injury Awareness Day," said Be than, who works at the DVLA in Swansea.
SIR - Not many people know that March 1, as well as being St David's Day, is Self Injury Awareness Day.
Consider a hypothetical client's self injury that is currently serving an escape function that is mediated by staff.
Telephone facilities for prisoners have been consistently recommended by experts as a measure to assist in rehabilitation and prevent suicide and self injury generally.
Brown finds that deterrent penal servitude and inadequate oversight of staff in convict prisons led many prisoners to violence and extreme acts of self injury.
SELF injury is more prevalent than many people realise and many superstars have admitted to hurting themselves.