Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

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Telangana journal of psychiatry

Telangana journal of psychiatry
Volume : 3, Issue : 2

  • Non Suicidal Self-injury

  • Article : Open Access
  • Subject : Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology
  • Year : 2017
  • Author : Dr. Srilakshmi Pingali
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  • Page From : 54
  • Page To : 56
  • Page No : 54-56
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  • DOI : 10.18231/2455-8559.2017.0013
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  • Abstract  

    Self-injury with or without the intent of ending one’s life has been reported frequently in literature. The act of self-injury has been referred to by a plethora of terms like para suicide, suicidal attempt, deliberate selfharm, deliberate self-injury. These terms have been used interchangeably, possibly clubbing together different disorders. For instance deliberate self-harm (DSH) is defined as self-poisoning or injury with a nonfatal outcome irrespective of the purpose of the act, using it as an umbrella term for both suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI).

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  • How to cite this article:   Pingali D S, Non Suicidal Self-injury. Telangana J Psychiatry. 2017;3(2):54-56.
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