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Self-Injury In Adolescents - Facts for Families

Self-injury is the act of deliberately harming body tissue, at times to change a way of feeling. Self-injury is seen differently by groups and cultures within society. The behavior has become more popular lately, especially in adolescents. The causes and severity of self-injury can vary. The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on self-injury in adolescents for families.

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