self-mutilation


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self-mu·ti·la·tion

(sĕlf′myo͞ot′l-ā′shən)

self-mutilation

n
the act or an instance of mutilating oneself
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Major self-injurious behaviors, such as genital self-mutilation (GSM), are most likely to be associated with which psychiatric condition?
Conclusion: The presence of underlying psychotic disorders and self-mutilation were main predictors for repetition of suicidal behaviour.
Self-mutilation is usually associated with psychiatric conditions, but may have an organic cause.
HSAN type IV is characterized with recurrent episodes of unexplained fever, failure to thrive, absence or decline of perspiration despite the presence of normal sweat glands, insensitivity to pain, self-mutilation, finger biting, corneal injury, multiple fractures, malformations of the joints, deep ulcers, osteomyelitis and mild mental retardation (5-9).
KEY WORDS: Congenital Pain Insensitivity; Hereditory Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathies; Pain; Sweating; Anhidrosis; Hypohydrosis; Self-mutilation.
The big toes and 5th toes bilaterally of male sibling were missing because of multiple traumas and self-mutilation (Figure 4).
and dyslexia, one child had violence issues and engaged in frequent self-mutilation, two of the children had violence issues and low school attendance records.
They admitted to self-mutilation, from swallowing sharp objects, to cutting, biting or head-banging, and spoke of fellow inmates who screamed constantly, talked to themselves, pounded on their cell's steel fixtures and smeared feces on the walls.
Feather plucking can lead to self-mutilation of the flesh which can cause tissue and nerve damage.
Other guidelines cover posts that cause suicide or self-mutilation, as well as extortion and provoking online arguments, the report added.
Police believe the self-mutilation was connected to the arrest, AFP said.