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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(22) Jose A Yaryura-Tobias et al."Self-Mutilation, Anorexia, and Dysmenorrhea in Obsessive Compulsive Order," International Journal of Eating Disorders 17 (1995): 33.
We present a case of self-amputation of a testicle in a boy suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder with sexual guilt and had a history of canabis intake.Reported cases of genital self-mutilation are rare.
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Living on the edge: The current phenomenon of self-mutilation in adolescents.
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This is essentially a superficial form of self-mutilation."
Rather, I wish to show that psychiatry is no safe haven from the problems that create conditions such as self-mutilation. No understanding of human experience can develop without human involvement; any psychiatric (rather than cultural) understanding of self-mutilation needs to be interpreted with the realization that the omniscient eye of "science" is worn by a human body inevitably steeped in the human (and therefore subjective) experience.
Self-mutilation can include hitting, cutting, burning, hair-pulling, skin picking, and other behaviors (Zila & Kiselica, 2001).
The assessment of self-mutilation: Issues and clinical considerations.
Other stars who admit to self-mutilation include singer Marilyn Manson and actors Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci and Colin Farrell.
It's a place where cutters, as they're known, can provide emotional support to one another, discuss events that trigger self-mutilation, encourage peers to seek medical or mental-health treatment, or offer tips on how best to hurt oneself without getting caught.
Challenging and thought-provoking reading, Ten Things I Wish Jesus Never Said is very strongly recommended for all believing Christians who seek to follow the teachings and instructions of Jesus of Nazareth--including those on poverty, self-mutilation, commitment, self-crucifixion, martyrdom, love, forgiveness, self-loathing, discernment, self-assessment, and surrender that seem so unrealistic within the context of the modern world.