Self-harm (SH) is deliberate injury to one's own body. This injury may be aimed at relieving otherwise unbearable emotions, sensations of unreality and numbness, or for other reasons. Self-harm is generally a social taboo. It is sometimes associated with mental illnesses such as Borderline Personality Disorder, with a history of trauma and abuse; and with mental traits such as perfectionism.


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... What is self-injury? Self-injury (SI) is defined as any intentional injury to one''s own body. This disorder also is called self-harm or self-mutilation. Usually, self-injury leaves marks or causes ti...
Source: Cleveland Clinic