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Why are so many girls cutting themselves? | Psychology Today

Mar 14, 2010 ... Megan Fox told Rolling Stone magazine that she had cut herself as a teenager. The proportion of girls who are cutting themselves is growing ...

Cutting - KidsHealth

It can be hard to understand, but people who cut themselves sometimes do it ... Girls and guys who self-injure are often dealing with some heavy troubles.

Kids: Teens Who Hurt Themselves - The Doctor

Jun 14, 2010 ... Cutting may be a single episode or a chronic pattern, but ... Girls are more likely to cut themselves, while boys are more likely to hit bite or ...

What to Do If Your Child Is Cutting - US News

Feb 28, 2014 ... Girls are more at risk, as the study found ninth-grade girls were three ... “[Kids] can modify all sorts of objects to cut themselves to self-injure ...

Why Teenagers Cut, and How to Help - The New York Times

Oct 30, 2014 ... “The vast majority of kids who cut themselves do so as an emotion-regulation strategy, and, unfortunately, it works, which is why it's so hard to ...

Why Do Teens Cut Themselves? -

Aug 7, 2014 ... Teenagers—mostly girls—engage in self-harming behavior for a variety of ... When teens cut, endorphins rapidly invade the bloodstream, ...

Parenting | Article | Understanding Teen Cutting And ... - Boys Town

When you think about cutting – one form… ... comes to your mind is an emotionally unstable teenage girl who cuts her forearms with razor blades. ... People who cut themselves may attempt to hide the marks or scars, and they may give false ...

Teens, Cutting, and Self-Injury: Causes, Signs, and Prevention

She ran into a stall in the girls' bathroom, rolled up her sleeve, and cut her left arm as hard ... Most teens who inflict injury on themselves do so because they are ...

Cutting & Self-Harm: Warning Signs and Treatment - WebMD

The problem is particularly common among girls. But boys do it, too. It is an accepted part of the "Goth" culture, says Wendy Lader, PhD, clinical director for SAFE ...

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Q: What's the story about girls who cut themselves?
A: Girls, guys, women, men...all do it. It is a way of taking emotional pain and putting in out in physical way. When you cut, you have "control" over your pain (p... Read More »
Q: Books about girls who cut themselves?
A: Scars by Cheryl Rainfield. Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred by Melody Carlson. Scarred by Monique Polak. Crosses by Shelley Stoehr. Read More »
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Q: How to Help People Who Cut Themselves
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