U.S. study highlights new self-harm by teens - embedding

American doctors have come across a little-reported form of deliberate self-injury by teenagers -- embedding objects ranging from glass to needles to wood under their own skin.

In recent years, the problem of "self-harm," particularly among teens, has received increasing attention in the media and in medical studies. Self-harm refers to self-inflicted injuries that are not intended to be fatal although there is evidence that people who self-harm are more at risk of suicide........Click for more





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