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2006-06-08 10:06:08

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in six young adults have injured themselves intentionally at least once, according to the largest US survey to investigate the practice among college students. Self-injurious behavior can include scratching and pinching oneself, cutting, swallowing poison and even breaking bones. People who injure themselves say it helps relieve distress. "It's a harbinger of distress, in all likelihood, and inability to cope positively," Dr. Janis...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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