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Why Do People Cut Themselves?

Depression is a terrible psychological condition. Some reports claim saying nearly one in 12 teenagers harm themselves! Laci looks to find out why.

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Bullied children 3 times more likely to self harm

“Those exposed to family adversity or maltreatment at greatest risk”

One in 12 Teens Engages in Self-Harm: Report

“Practice often disappears by adulthood, but can be a predictor of suicide.”

Rates of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Youth: Age, Sex, and Behavioral Methods in a Community Sample

“The goal was to assess the rate and behavioral methods of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in a community sample of youth and examine effects of age and sex.”
The natural history of self-harm from adolescence to young adulthood: a population-based cohort study

“Knowledge about the natural history of self-harm is scarce, especially during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood, a period characterised by a sharp rise in self-inflicted deaths.”

Cutting & Self-Harm

“Self-harm can be a way of coping with problems.”

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