This article examines the syndrome of self-mutilation with specific attention given to self-mutilation in female adolescents and young adults. Causes, symptoms, types, definitions, and treatments are discussed. Included is an explanation of the lexical and conceptual confusion that accompanies self-mutilation. Implications and recommendations for counselors are addressed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of Counseling and Development|
|State||Published - 2001|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Applied Psychology