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What is Nonsuicidal Self-Injury – Why Do People Self-Harm?
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is the current term for what was once known as self-harm, self-injury or self-mutilation. NSSI is a widespread problem and considerably more common than most people think. While numbers vary, it is thought that about 1
Self-Harm Showing Up in Elementary Schools: Study
...self-injure learn a variety of coping skills, such as mindfulness -- noticing emotions and the urge to do self-harm -- and emotional regulation. "What's very important is distress-tolerance skills," Miller said. "Can we teach them replacement behaviors...
Teens Who Self-Harm Need Adult Influences, Professional Help: Expert
She noted that many parents, teachers and medical professionals avoid talking to teens about self-harm because they aren't sure how to help. "Adults don't need to solve all the teens' problems, but they should let the teens know they have...
Self-Harm Associated With Premature Death in Study
18 (HealthDay News) -- People who self-harm are three times more likely to die prematurely than those in the general population, often because of poor health, a new study finds. Researchers followed 30,000 people in the United Kingdom who were...
One in 12 Teens Engages in Self-Harm: Report
Self-harm, which includes cutting and burning, is one of the strongest predictors of suicide and is especially common among females aged 15 to 24, according to a news release from The Lancet, where the finding appears Nov. 16 online....
Most Teens Who Self-Harm Are Not Evaluated for Mental Health in ER
...The findings are worrisome since risk for suicide is greatest right after an episode of deliberate self-harm, according to researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The researchers also found the majority of these kids...
Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens
...News) -- Children who are bullied in elementary school are almost five times more likely to engage in self-harm by the time they are teenagers, according to a new study. Based on their findings, the British researchers behind the study concluded...
More Mental Health Care Urged for Kids Who Self-Harm
"Most young people who self-harm suffer from some underlying psychological disorder," said Jeffrey Bridge, a researcher with the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the study's lead...
Bullied Children at Greater Risk for Self-Harm, Study Finds
...FRIDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are bullied are three times more likely than others to self-harm by the time they are 12 years old, according to a new study. A team of researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom...