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Definition of "self-injury" [self-injury]

  • Self-harm (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "self-injury" in a sentence
  • "A study last month in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics highlighted these often graphic videos of adolescents engaging in what we as clinicians call "self-injury" and kids call "cutting" -- on camera."
  • "Lovato, 19, underwent treatment last year for an eating disorder and self-injury and has been open about her struggle with bulimia since she completed treatment in January."
  • "Lovato, who has sought treatment for substance abuse, an eating disorder, and self-injury, has publicly extolled the virtues of rehab: To be able to share my story and let them know that it gets easier."