Self-injury, sometimes called self mutilation, is difficult to talk about. People who do it to themselves feel ashamed. Often, they don’t know why they do it—their explanations are simply that they were feeling bad and looking for attention.
Child psychologist Vicki Panaccione of Melbourne said it is not very common in her practice but she does see it.
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