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Self-harm and Young People [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Healey, Justin.
Publication:
Thirroul : The Spinney Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (65 p.)
Series:
Issues in Society: 338
Issues in Society: 338 ; v.338
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Local subjects:
Adolescent psychology. (search)
Self-mutilation in adolescence -- Prevention. (search)
Self-mutilation in adolescence. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
There are many types of behaviours that are considered to be deliberate self-harm (or self-injury), and young people harm themselves for different reasons. Non-fatal, self-injuring behaviours such as self-cutting, self-poisoning, self-burning and even attempted suicide are common but often hidden responses to emotional pain, and are attempts to relieve, control or express distressing feelings.This book explores the prevalence of self-harm, identifies the warning signs, and addresses the many myths and misconceptions. Advice is also presented on how to deal with these behaviours for people who
Contents:
Contents; Chapter 1 - Young people and self-harm; Exploring issues - worksheets and activities; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-280-68591-3
9786613662859
1-921507-71-3
OCLC:
759857379