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Why Do Teens Cut Themselves? - GoodTherapy.org

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Aug 7, 2014 ... The theory behind why teens use cutting as a coping mechanism reasons that endorphins play a major role. When teens cut, endorphins ...

Cutting - KidsHealth

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It can be hard to understand, but people who cut themselves sometimes do it because it actually makes ... People who cut often start cutting in their young teens.

Why are so many girls cutting themselves? | Psychology Today

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Mar 14, 2010 ... The proportion of girls who are cutting themselves is growing fast. ... "I felt like I was up on the ceiling, watching myself do it," another girl told me ...

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

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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 ...

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

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Most teens who inflict injury on themselves do so because they are ... Besides cutting and scratching, hitting, biting, picking at skin, and pulling out hair are some ...

What to Do If Your Child Is Cutting | Wellness | US News

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Feb 28, 2014 ... Experts offer advice for how parents should react. ... Girls are more at risk, as the study found ninth-grade girls were three times more ... “[Kids] can modify all sorts of objects to cut themselves to self-injure – anywhere from car ...

How Parents Can Help - Help Stop Cutting | ASIF Adolescent Self ...

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Teenagers usually have a sense of how their parents will initially react once learning that they are ... DO NOT ask your teen to stop injuring themselves for you .

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Feb 25, 2014 ... Self harm is a very complicated topic, a lot of us wonder why both guys and girls cut themselves. Treatment centers are readily available to ...

On the Edge - Cutting: Why Teens Hurt Themselves | Family Circle

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Every year millions of kids deliberately cut their own skin, desperately looking for relief from ... Cutting: Why Teens Hurt Themselves ... One night Caia told her mom: "If you leave me alone long enough, I'll do whatever I can to kill myself.

Understanding Teen Cutting and Self Harm - Boys Town

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Though it is often frightening for parents, the majority of teens who cut themselves do not intend to inflict serious injury or cause death. If the injury appears to ...