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by gold stone (2018-12-22)

Self-harm GenBrain Review can disguise itself as cuts around the arms, wrists, shoulders, stomach, inner thighs and ankles but can also include branding (burning the skin with a hot object), hair-pulling, self-strangulation, stabbing, carving words or symbols into the skin, head-banging, pinching, biting and even piercing and tattooing, when it is done to relieve emotional stress.Self-harm does not have its own category in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders but is rather mentioned as a symptom of other disorders, including depression, eating disorders such as bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa and personality disorders. It is also commonly found in patients suffering from severe anxiety."I would want to scream but couldn't. It was like I wanted to blow up and scatter all over the place. I would desperately search for something to stop it. I just pulled a knife from the drawer and started cutting like a maniac up and down my arms and upper thigh. I would usually choose a serrated knife. I liked to feel the ripping. With each cut I would feel calmer. It was easier to deal with; I had something to focus on. It would give me a high... an almost euphoric feeling," said Julia P. putting words to her battle with self-harm for the first time.Self-harm has been linked as a response to a number of childhood incidents, including sexual abuse, assault, incest, feelings of worthlessness and helplessness, negative self-images as the result of an eating disorder, drug and alcohol abuse as well as family disruption or the death of someone close.Although self-harm can be found across all cultural and age brackets, symptoms tend to begin at around the age of 14, according Dr. Favazza. Although it is impossible to predict who might be inflicting self-harm, there are some signs to look out for, including wearing long sleeves in hot weather, spending more time alone, claiming to have an over-abundance of freak accidents, scars, cuts, bruises and other unexplained blemishes.Every situation of self-harm is different but one thing is for sure. If you or someone you know is cutting himself or hurting himself in any way, it is important to talk to a mental health practitioner, because there are likely underlying psychological reasons for the behaviour that need to be addressed.