True Extent Of Self-harm Amongst Teenagers Revealed

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 - 23:35 in Psychology & Sociology

New research reveals that one in four cases of self-harm go unreported and one in five occur under the influence of alcohol. Also, six in ten ‘self-harmers’ mention suicidal wishes. The new study also shows that self-cutting is not confined to young girls, but is the most common form of self-harm amongst young boys too.

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