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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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It turns out that discarding those unattainable body ideals also improves your mood, self-esteem, reduces disordered eating behaviors and may reduce the risk of self-injurious behavior," Keel said.
Nothing else stopped the self-injurious behavior and the aggression we were seeing every day for a year," said Victoria Grancarich.
The epidemiology and phenomenology of non-suicidal self-injurious behavior among adolescents: A critical review of the literature.
KEYWORDS: Prevalence, Non Suicidal self-injury, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Self-Injurious Behavior.
Assessing the Effects of a Staff Training Package on the Treatment Integrity of an Intervention for Self-Injurious Behavior.
For example, if self-injurious behavior is found to be maintained by adult attention, caretakers might teach that individual to recruit attention more appropriately by activating a microswitch that produces the audible message "Please talk to me.
Articles of two or three pages discuss such matters as aspergillosis, botulism, cryptosporidiosis, feather damaging behavior and self-injurious behavior, iron storage disease, mycotoxicosis, pancreatic diseases, proventribular dilation disease, scissors beak, undigested food in droppings, and West Nile Virus.
Compulsive self-injurious behavior (SIB), including hair pulling, nail biting, skin picking (SP), and scratching, is habitual, repetitively occurs, and is frequently observed as a comorbid condition in various psychiatric disorders, such as borderline personality disorder (BPD), post-traumatic stress, depressive, anxiety, and eating disorders (1).
Therefore, college counselors should be familiar with self-injurious behavior, signs of heightened risk, and specific indications for treatment.
In recent years, an increasing number of studies have examined the prevalence rates of self-injurious behavior among adolescents in North-American countries (for a review, see Barrocas et al.
Self-injury (SI) is nonsuicidal, volitionally self-inflicted harm to the body that is not socially sanctioned (Klonsky, Muehlenkamp, Lewis, & Walsh, 2011); suicide attempts involve self-injurious behavior with the intent to die (Claes et ah, 2010).
We return to the theme of suicide in the website review by Stephanie Sundborg and Kristin Beers, "Before It's Too Late: A Review of Selected Websites for Suicide and Self-Injurious Behavior.