What is Self-Harm?

 

Self-harm can take many forms. Some of types of self-harm we see, involves cutting of the arms, legs and other parts of the body. Taking deliberate overdoses of prescribed drugs is also a form of self-harm. Self-harm also includes high risk taking behaviour e.g. risky driving and risky sexual behaviour. It seems as though the person indulging in these behaviours does not care enough about their safety. In this short introduction we will focus on cutting.

 

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