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2012-10-05 14:35:24

Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for teens.

Self-Injury Shockingly Found In Younger Children: Study
2012-06-11 08:15:54

It is a well-known fact that some school-aged children have self-injured themselves in the past as a way to cope with emotional stress, but a new study has found shocking evidence that it exists even in children as young as 7 years old.

Bullying Victims More Likely To Harm Themselves
2012-04-28 04:47:17

A new study from researchers at King's College London has discovered that children who are bullied early on in life are more likely to self-harm during early adolescence, up to the age of 12.

2012-04-27 21:36:36

Research: Bullying victimization and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study.

2012-01-30 11:46:00

A national study of Medicaid data shows most young people who present to emergency departments with deliberate self-harm are discharged to the community, without receiving an emergency mental health assessment.

2011-04-28 16:34:00

CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Cornell Research Program on self injury, 12 to 24 percent of young people have self-injured. Self injury, such as cutting, scratching or burning, can be a way to release or relieve unmanageable feelings and express intense inner pain.

2011-03-02 20:41:41

The risk and nature of injury in the sport of boxing has generated a great deal of controversy in the medical community, especially in relation to youth boxing.

2010-09-27 17:23:09

Healthcare professionals are still not receiving the appropriate training and support they need to help people who self-harm and this can result in negative attitudes and inadequate levels of care.

2010-09-13 08:56:43

In the last year, one in five women and one in seven men injured themselves intentionally.

2010-09-07 17:22:18

Using ultrasound and a minimally-invasive procedure, radiologists can identify and treat patients who engage in a disturbing self-injury behavior known as self-embedding.


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