Understanding and Overcoming Self-Mutilation
Updated with a new introduction and epilogue
The Author Explains Self-Mutilation, A Disorder That Affects As Many As Two Million Americans.Self-Mutilation, Most Commonly By Cutting Or Burning, Frequently Begins In Adolescence And May Continue For A Lifetime If The Behavior Is Left Untreated. It Can Cause Permanent Scarring, Blood Loss, Infection And Even Death. Also Psychologically Dangerous, Self-Mutilation Can Be Visually Shocking.