Cutting and self-harm /
"What is self-harm and what causes it? Learn the terms and concepts related to this type of behavior"-- Provided by publisher.
|Published:||Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, |
|Series:||Health and medical issues today.
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Table of Contents:
- Series Foreword
- Part I. Cutting and Self-Harm: What Are They and How Do They Occur?
- 1. Cutting and Self-Harm: Definitions, History, and Basic Characteristics
- Definitions and Important Terminology
- Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
- Direct versus Indirect Self-Harm
- Body Modification
- Stereotypic Movement Disorder
- Moderate versus Major Self-Injury
- History of Self-Injury
- Religion and Self-Injury
- Self-Injury as a Rite of Passage
- Conventional Self-Injury
- Basic Characteristics
- Age and Self-Injury
- Gender and Self-Injury
- Socioeconomic Status and Self-Injury
- Culture and Self-Injury
- Rates of Self-Injury
- 2. Factors Contributing to Self-Injury
- Biological and Psychological Factors
- Neurotransmitters and Mood Stabilization
- Depression and Anxiety
- The Brain
- The Cerebrum
- The Cerebellum
- Brain Stem
- The Limbic System
- Environmental Factors
- Insecure Attachment
- Abuse and Neglect
- What Does Self-Injury Accomplish?
- Consequences of Self-Injury
- 3. Self-Injury and Other Conditions
- Self-Injury and Trauma
- Self-Injury and Suicidal Ideation
- Self-Injury and Eating Disorders
- Self-Injury and Substance Abuse/Misuse
- A Case Example
- 4. Responding to Self-Injury
- How to Respond as a Concerned Individual
- As a Friend
- As a Teacher or School Professional
- As a Spiritual or Religious Leader
- As a Therapist
- How to Respond as a Family Member
- Managing One's Own Feelings
- Who Needs to Change?
- Being Genuine and Supportive
- Taking the Next Step
- Common Difficulties in Responding to Self-Injury
- Anger and Fear
- "I Just Can't Look at the Blood or the Scars"
- "If You Would Just Stop Cutting"
- "Where Should I Hide the Knives?"
- 5. Treatment and Prevention of Self-Injury
- Cognitive, Emotional, and Behavioral
- Establishing a Therapeutic Relationship
- Replacing Behaviors
- Cognitive Treatment
- Family Therapy
- Part II. Controversial Issues
- 6. Self-Injury in School Settings
- Why Is Self-Injury So Prevalent in Schools?
- What Does a Self-Injuring Student Look Like?
- School Personnel and Treating Self-Injury
- Ethical and Legal Considerations
- 7. Self-Injury and Relationships
- A Connected Culture
- Genuine Contact
- Making Connections
- 8. Self-Injury and Group Counseling
- How Do Groups Work?
- Therapeutic Factors
- Instillation of Hope
- Imparting Information
- Development of Socializing Techniques
- Imitative Behavior
- The Corrective Recapitulation of the Primary Family Group
- Existential Factors
- Group Cohesiveness
- Interpersonal Learning
- What Is Potentially Healing about This Approach?
- An Environment of Change
- What Is Potentially Harmful about This Approach?
- Online Group Formats
- Benefits of Online Resources
- Potential Deficits of Online Resources
- 9. Psychopharmacological Treatment of Self-Injury
- The Purpose of Medication in Treating Self-Injury
- Combining Medication and Therapy
- A Case Example
- Part III. Resources
- Important Documents
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