Tag Archives: Self-injury

Self-Injury and Trauma

Understanding the role of self-injury in the context of trauma. Continue reading

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Black Swan: Revealing Mother-Daughter Abuse

An analysis of themes of mother-daughter emotional and sexual abuse in the movie Black Swan Continue reading

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Alternatives To Self-Injury

You can employ a variety of techniques to break the reliance on self-injury as a coping mechanism. These can involve distraction, delay and learning skills for expressing emotions more adaptively. Continue reading

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Self-Injury Fact Sheet

Self-Injury Fact Sheet, created by Deb Martinson, provides basic information about self-injury and how it functions. Continue reading

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Common Myths about Self-Injury

Common Myths about Self-Injury provided by American Self-Harm Information Clearinghouse Continue reading

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