Year: 1999 Source: New York, NY: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 1999. 104p. SIEC No: 20010256

In this book, teens & their parents can learn what self-mutilation is & why people harm themselves. Chapters include: what are self-mutilating behaviours, why does self-mutilation happen, companion problems of self-inflicted violence, the effects of self-mutilating behaviour, treatment options, self-help measures, more severe disorders, & how to help a friend who is self-mutilating. A glossary, sources of help, & suggestions for further reading are also included.