What is meant by self harming behaviors? The tendency to harm one’s own body deliberately is known as self harming behavior. People dealing with emotional pain or unhappy with the circumstances are likely to self-harm themselves. It is considered to be a common problem among teenagers. There can be several self harming teen behaviors like: [...]
If we look at the statistics over 1% of the overall population has at one point in their lives inflicted a self-harming wound. If we look at the teenage population that percentage is more than 3%, so basically 1 out of 30 teenagers has committed an act of self-harming. People that are finding this confusing, scary or even think it’s stupid should continue reading, because this is just a way of teenagers to cope with their emotional problems and there is nothing to be frightened about.
Be very careful when searching the web for sites regarding self-injury. Although they may mean well, many sites are very triggering to the self-injurer and may escalate or even induce a self-harm incident. Many web sites warn prospective surfers that their content may be triggering. It is important that an individual who is close to [...]
Self-injury can start early in life, research suggests that early onset self-injury is common around the age of 7, although it can begin earlier. Most often, however, self-injury behaviors begin in middle adolescence between the ages of 12 and 15. This is also the time when adolescent mids are open to suggestion from outside sources [...]