The deliberate non-suicidal injuring of one's body.(noun)
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Use "self-harm" in a sentence
""If you present to an emergency department with deliberate self-harm, that is something that should receive a mental health assessment during the visit," he told Reuters Health."
"But if the classical ballet subculture might lead to eating disorders and self-harm then that's something very important we should be flagging up."
"Meanwhile, more than 100 parents on the drug-rating web site askapatient.com report the symptoms the Merck/Scholastic sales piece warns about: Singulair caused hyperactivity, tantrums, depression, crying, school trouble, facial tics, strange eye movements and self-harm in their children, some as young as one."