Self-injury (Cutting, Self-Harm or Self-Mutilation)
Self-injury, also known as self-harm, self-mutilation, or self-abuse occurs when someone intentionally and repeatedly harms herself/himself in a way that is impulsive and not intended to be lethal.
The most common methods are:
- Skin cutting (70-90%),
- Head banging or hitting (21%-44%), and
- Burning (15%-35%)....