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14 Jul 2005

info on cutting and burning
Hi I would like more info on self-injurious behaviour... I cut and burn myself with cigarettes occasionally. I have also made many friends over the years who do it too. i am not a teen anymore, but it seems as though this behaviour is mostly discussed under a teen issue... Please advise...
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01 Jan 0001

Hi there,

whilst the majority of people who self-harm are teenagers, your self-harm needs to understood from an adult perspective, especially if it has been happening for a long period of time. Do you see a psychologist or psychiatrist to help deal with these issues. If not I suggest you do as they will also be able to provide you further info on this. Also as a non-teen you can post your question to our CyberShrink here at Health24.
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