Definitions

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  • v. To commit self-injury.

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Examples

  • Youth who self-injure are likely to continue harming themselves, and are at risk for interpersonal difficulties, elevated psychiatric symptoms, and, in some cases, attempted suicide and death by suicide, the researchers said.

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  • I used to self-injure, I struggled with depression, I dabbled with drugs and I lost friends to full blown serious addiction.

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  • Rates of sexual, physical, and emotional trauma run high among those who self-injure, just as they do among those who abuse alcohol and drugs, and among those who struggle with eating and exercise disorders.

    Aimee Liu: Why They Cut

  • In a series of six articles, leading researchers examine normal behavior in chat rooms and the use of message boards by adolescents who self-injure, uses of the Internet to improve academic achievement among low-income youth and ways to provide health information to youth living in developing countries.

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  • Instead of resigning ourselves to being "realistic," we disagreed and found a doctor at Harvard, no less, who treated a genuine case of bowel pathology that he said is shared by many autistic children, who often scream with pain all day and self-injure as our son did--and no longer does.

    Our Toxic Children -- The Epidemic of Autism, ADHD etc.

  • Some women deliberately self-injure, possibly in response to trauma as a child or an adult.

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  • Cutting is more common among girls, but guys sometimes self-injure, too.

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  • Some people self-injure by burning their skin with the end of a cigarette or lighted match.

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  • Girls and guys who self-injure are often dealing with some heavy troubles.

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  • People who cut or self-injure sometimes have other mental health problems that contribute to their emotional tension.

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