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Adolescent Self-Harm Disorder Treatment

Adolescent Self-Harm Disorder is an Impulse-Control Disorder in which adolescents repetitively physically harm themselves, usually in the form of cutting or burning.  These harmful behaviors arise as an impulsive response or coping mechanism to deal with severe forms of underlying stress, anxiety, fear, and a feeling of loss of control, often in response to past…

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