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By January 10, 2012 - 9:17am

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This article focuses on repetitive self-harm, not on severe self-harm inflicted during psychosis. For forms of self-harm related to body image, sexuality and wartime, see Body modification, Algolagnia and Self-inflicted wound respectively.

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Cutting and Self-Harm Self-Injury Help, Support, and Treatment Share RSS Self-Injury: Types, Causes and Treatment Do you ever hurt yourself when you’re feeling overwhelmed? If so, you’re not alone. For many people, self-harm is a way of coping with problems. It may help you express feelings you can’t put into words, distract you from your life, or release emotional pain. Afterwards, you probably feel better—at least for a little while. But then the painful feelings return, and you feel the urge to get relief by hurting yourself again. Self-harm may feel like an addiction. You want to stop, but you don’t know how. Or you may feel like you can’t give it up because it’s the only thing keeping you from completely breaking down. If that’s how you feel, know this: you deserve to feel better, and you can get there without hurting yourself. There is help out there, if you want to stop. Whatever you’re facing in your life, you can learn how to not just cope with it, but overcome it. http://helpguide.org/mental/self_injury.htm This group is about helping those with self injurious behavior, creating awareness of this topic, discussing this issue, and overcoming this disorder. Here are some useful links on this topic: http://bpd.about.com/od/selfinjuriousbehavior/p/Self_harm.htm http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Self_Injurious/ http://www.twloha.com/ http://self-injury.net/




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