Category: Facts

Fact Of The Day – 18th July 2019

Many psychologists believe that recovery from the most extreme forms of issues like self-harm, eating disorders, or addictions to harmful substances require the subject to truly understand why they need to heal, which can unfortunately require the issues with it to painfully outnumber the reasons they do it. However few people reach that extreme and many can beat it simply… Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 17th July 2019

Although there are few things about self-harm of which psychologists are completely certain of all evidence indicates that all self-harming individuals have the capability to overcome the temptation if they understand how to apply themselves to doing so. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 16th July 2019

Although it appears that everybody has the potential to develop self-harming tendencies there are certain groups more at risk. These include teenagers, abusive victims, prisoners, those with physical or emotional disabilities, the elderly, and those struggling with their sexuality. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 13th July 2019

Research indicates that although there is no clear and consistent connection between the amount of harm done and the emotional frustration leading to the incident of self-harm. However there is evidence that continued emotional repression can increase the severity of incidents over time. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 12th July 2019

Although the relationship between self-harm and suicide is not fully understand, research from several countries has shown that self-harm rates tend to rise and fall around the same time as suicide rates. However whether this reflects the relationship between the two or simply the national moods of those countries is debated. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 11th July 2019

Although abuse and isolation are known to be major risk-factors for developing self-harm tendencies, multiple issues which an individual is struggling to process seems to be a more common trend among self-harming individuals, however they are not always aware themselves of these issues. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 9th July 2019

Contrary to earlier research which theorised self-harm was most common among those who were dominated by their emotion, the best and latest research suggests that most individuals who self-harm are difficult to identify because they look like everyone else, and they tend to be particularly likeable and intelligent. Read more →