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Self Mutilative Behavior

Understanding Self Mutilative Behavior  Jill Flemming High  Penn State College of Medicine  March 2005 Self Mutilative Behavior (SMB)  definition: -Deliberate damage to one’s own body tissue without suicidal intent -Part of the larger class of self-injurious behavior...

Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB) in Adolescents

Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB) in Adolescents: an Important Consideration as a Risk Factor for Suicide  Shilpa Patel Penn State College of Medicine March  2003   I.                   Epidemiology   Adolescent Suicide “Each year, 1 in 5 teens in the US seriously...

Skin-picking and Self-injurious Behavior

Skin-picking as a form of self-injurious behavior Amy Gedeon Penn State College of Medicine September 2002   Self-Mutilation Intentional infliction of bodily injury to oneself, without intent to die Three types Severe but infrequent – e.g. amputation; associated...