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self-harm

(sĕlf′-härm′)

self-harm

n
(Psychology) the practice of cutting or otherwise wounding oneself, usually considered as indicating psychological disturbance
ˌself-ˈharming n
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And one of the serious effects that complicates PTSD is self-harming.
While Kenzie has stopped self-harming for three years, she warned that images of self harm on social media, can promote unhealthy behaviours.
From the post I was suggested for weight loss, it had a hashtag for anorexic people to post pictures of how they were feeling and from that there were self-harming pictures under that hashtag."
THE number of self-harming cases at Cardiff Prison continues to rise to record levels, as part of what experts are calling "a national scandal".
WEST Yorkshire has seen a spike in cases of children and teenagers being admitted to hospital after intentional self-harming.
One in six of more than 11,000 children surveyed reported self-harming at the age of 14, including nearly one in 10 boys.
Out of the 11,000 children surveyed one in six reported self-harming at 14.
The charity's annual Good Childhood Report, which examines the state of children's well-being in the UK, found that out of the 11,000 children surveyed one in six reported self-harming at 14.
The number of prisoners self-harming in Scottish jails has doubled over the past five years.
While it's easy to think childhood is stress-free, one in 10 children have a diagnosable mental health disorder, according to the charity YoungMinds - and for some, this results in self-harming.
Those aged under 20 had the highest rates, with 11.2 in every 1,000 self-harming at least once during the year.
THERE has been a "rapid" rise in teenage girls self-harming in recent years, experts have found.