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Main Author: Simpson, Chris, 1969- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]
Series:Health and medical issues today.
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Main Author:Simpson, Chris, 1969- author.
Summary:"What is self-harm and what causes it? Learn the terms and concepts related to this type of behavior"-- Provided by publisher.
What is self-harm and what causes it? Learn the terms and concepts related to this type of behavior.

What is self-harm and what causes it? Learn the terms and concepts related to this type of behavior.

Provides an in-depth history of self-harm behavior that provides a relatable perspective for the reader Offers realistic and common case samples that promote better understanding Explains how anyone concerned about a self-injurious loved one can best confront the behavior and offers tips on how to provide support Devotes significant attention to controversial areas such as the prevalence of self-injury in school settings, addresses the use of psychopharmacology in treating the behavior, and gives an overview of effective techniques for treatment

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Copyright:©2015
Physical Description:xii, 193 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-188) and index.
ISBN:9781610698726 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
161069872X (hardback ; acid-free paper)
9781610698733 (ebook)
1610698738 (ebook)
Author Notes:

Chris Simpson , PhD, is associate professor of counseling at Texas A&M University-Commerce.


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