Self-mutilation

Self-mutilation

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Each year, 1 in 5 females and 1 in 7 males engage in self injury. This self injury is often a coping mechanism for far more serious issues. Enable your readers to engage in a necessary debate about this topic. The essays collected here are provided in a pro versus con sequence, so that readers can evaluate more than one side to every topic. Across four chapters, readers will examine whether self-mutilation is a serious problem, whether body modification falls within mutilation, what triggers self-mutilation, and what should be done to reduce self-mutilating behavior. Essay sources include Teen Vogue, LifeSIGNS, and the Cornell University Family Life Development Center.
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780737738292
0737738294
9780737738285
0737738286
Branch Call Number: 616.8582 SEL
Characteristics: 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Williams, Mary E. 1960-

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