Year: 2013 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.(2013).43(5):479Ð493.DOI: 10.1111/sltb.12032 SIEC No: 20130979

Despite research documenting a strong association between emotion dysregulation and nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), the moderators of this association have received little attention. Thus, it remains unclear why some individuals with heightened emotion dysregulation engage in NSSI and others do not. Body regard (i.e., how one perceives, experiences, and cares for the body) may be one such moderator, explaining the risk for NSSI among some individuals with emotion dysregulation.

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