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Cutting : understanding and overcoming self-mutilation / Steven Levenkron.

By: Levenkron, Steven
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2006Description: 275 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9780393319385Subject(s): Teens | Resources for practitioners and service providers | Resources for parents | Severe behaviour problems | Mental health | Self-harm | Emotional self-regulation | DepressionSummary: "Using copious examples from his practice, Steven Levenkron traces the factors that predispose a personality to self-mutilation: genetics, family experience, childhood trauma, and parental behavior. Written for sufferers, parents, friends, and therapists, Cutting explains why the disorder manifests in self-harming behaviors and describes how patients can be helped."
List(s) this item appears in: Mental health self-help | Managing high-risk challenging behaviours
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05:01.a LEVE.b 2006 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 100152

"Updated with a new introduction and epilogue"--Cover.

"Using copious examples from his practice, Steven Levenkron traces the factors that predispose a personality to self-mutilation: genetics, family experience, childhood trauma, and parental behavior. Written for sufferers, parents, friends, and therapists, Cutting explains why the disorder manifests in self-harming behaviors and describes how patients can be helped."