How do people self harm?

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A person takes something sharp or harmful, and hurts or affects the body in a negative way. Example: Cutting, burning, scratching, etc. Blades, matches, lighters, mechanical pencils, nails... The list goes on. It's basically any self mutilation with an object.

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hang themselves, poison themselves, Jump off a build, shoot themselves

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Where can you find how many people self harm?

It is sort of Impossible to know as people who self harm mostly keep it a secret and people are constantly starting to self-harm and people ard stopping so it is hard to know but about 3 people self harm each hour in the UK and about 3,000,000 Americans self-harm that is a rough estimation for you.

How many people in the population self harm?

it's hard to tell how many people actually self harm because not many people are open about self harm therefore we dont know the exact number of people

Can self harm come from sexual frustration?

People inflict self harm for various reasons so not everyone would experience self harm due to sexual frustration but some people may.

Is self harm an addiction?

Self Harm, people can become addicted to it. People find it a relief from there problems. People think it helps cope with their problems, so whenever there sad, depressed, etc they self harm. Once they start they usually keep going, feeling its helping.

Is Self equals Harm an addiction if you think about it a lot but I do not self-harm?

Self harm is something that some people do to hurt themselves in various ways. Self harm can become an addiction, or be an addiction even if a person doesn't hurt themselves. If they think about it often, or research it constantly, it might be an addiction.

If people self-harm does it make them emo?

No, But REAL emos almost always cut themselves. Some don't, but only a very few.

When can self harm appear?

Self harm most commonly appears when a person is going through a hard time in their life. Although; this said, self-harm can last for years. Self harm is also very commonly seen in people with Anorexia or Bulimia. Hope this helps?!

What is a self harm community?

A self-harm community is built up of people who currently, or in the past have self-harmed. It is group support for any issues. There are certain groups within the community who divide themselves by their views on self-harm. Some will try to get others to stop, while others will support and understand the harm-er's decisions. Self-harm groups can range from eating disorders to burning, cutting, hair-pulling, etc. Basically anything that you do to harm yourself, a community is a group of people that have been through it and will support you through it.

How many people self harm?

Too many. In the U.S., the number of emergency department visits for self-inflicted injury: 594,000. See related links for other statistics. Kristina says... About 3 teens self-harm per hour in the UK In 2003-04 24087 were hospitalised for self-harm in Australia About 3,000,000 Americans self-harm

Do emos self harm themselfs?

Some individuals who identify as emo may engage in self-harming behaviors, but it is not accurate to say that all emos engage in self-harm. Self-harm is a complex issue that can affect people from various backgrounds and subcultures. It is important to address mental health concerns and support individuals who may be struggling with self-harm.

Is self harm a sin?

yes or some people think that it's not . if you harm self like for example cut or hit yourself on purpose it is a sin to hurt yourself or others.

Why do people turn to self harm?

There are many reasons as to why a person would self harm. But the top reasons would most likely be that it's to cope with the pain and to feel pain inflicted on one for their self-image, popularity, and life.