Self-harm a sign of emotional pain rather than a cry for help
Most people who self-harm do so as a way to deal with emotional distress rather than as a cry for help, research suggests.
Nursing Standard. 32, 24, 16-16. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.24.16.s13
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