A 46-year-old member asked:
What can be done to stop self harming?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Get professional : Help. Self inflicted mutilation is one way that some people cope. It is not a healthy coping mechanism. People may harm themselves because they feel emotionally numb & it allows them to feel something. Some harm to distract from anxiety, depression or stress. Some people self-harm as a form of self- punishment. Self harm may be done as a cry for help. Perfectionists may harm themselves because.
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Last updated Jul 15, 2013
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