Even getting adults to commit to group therapy can be a challenge. Adults are burdened with more responsibility than adolescents and may have trouble finding the time and effort to make the commitment for their own healing, even when resources are available.
Why Aren’t There More Resources for Adult Self-Injurers?
By Renée Fabian 03/21/17 Over […]
Rejection and Pain
Of note is that Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) people say they actually feel better after hurting themselves.
There is much to learn about self-injury
Michael Kulla, For the Poughkeepsie Journal 12:56 p.m. EST March 4, 2016
This article is about young people who cut, scratch, burn, carve, interfere with wound healing or […]
“By applying one type of pain,” he says, “they get rid of a different type of pain,”
Self-Injury: Raising the Profile of a Dangerous Behavior
A Rutgers researcher appeals to the medical community for better treatment tools and insurance coverage
By Rob Forman
Self-injury so often occurs in private, an important reason why solid statistics […]
An earlier age of onset of NSSI and a longer duration of NSSI during adolescence was significantly predictive of adult BPD.
The situation of former adolescent self-injurers as young adults: a follow-up study
Rebecca C. Groschwitz, Paul L. Plener, Michael Kaess, Teresa Schumacher, Ramona Stoehr and Isabel Boege
Background Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescence has […]
I was desperate to be a smarter, wittier, prettier, more successful version of myself.
Self-injury: ‘It’s been nearly 10 years since I last cut myself’ By Susan Jennings
This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the first column I ever wrote for the York Daily Record. I tend not to get too excited about anniversaries, […]
Research shows people seeking treatment for self-inflicted harm, including taking medication overdoses, are often seen as “difficult”, a “nuisance” or just indulging in “bad behaviour”.
Borderline personality disorder is a hurtful label for real suffering – time we changed it
Jayashri Kulkarni Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University
Trigger warning: the following article has a […]