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Alive. What is the pleasure in self-mutilation?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Numbness

It takes away the distorted feeling of numbness.
Better to feel pain than nothing.

In brief: Numbness

It takes away the distorted feeling of numbness.
Better to feel pain than nothing.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Self mutilation -

Someone who feels empty inside may cut to feel "something".
Someone who is hurting emotionally may cut so that the physical pain will distract them. Some cut to punish themselves. One may cut in the belief that they will let out negativity or evil.

In brief: Self mutilation -

Someone who feels empty inside may cut to feel "something".
Someone who is hurting emotionally may cut so that the physical pain will distract them. Some cut to punish themselves. One may cut in the belief that they will let out negativity or evil.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Thank
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